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  1. Americanism

    • IPA[əˈmɛrɪkənɪz(ə)m]

    英式

    • n.
      a word, expression, or other feature that is characteristic of American English;a custom, quality, or institution characteristic of the United States
    • noun: Americanism, plural noun: Americanisms

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a word, expression, or other feature that is characteristic of American English the term is an Americanism dating back to the late nineteenth century
    • a custom, quality, or institution characteristic of the United States Americanisms such as the barbecue and the swimming pool
    • 2. attachment or allegiance to the traditions, institutions, and ideals of the United States Americans in Europe have almost all preserved their Americanism