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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈmɛrɪkən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈmɛrɪkən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə meri kən)


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American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of the U.S.A.)Amerikaans bn
 Some people prefer American cars.
American nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (citizen of the U.S.A.)Amerikaan nw de
 Yes, he's an American; he grew up in Ohio.
 
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American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of the Americas) (van het Amerikaanse continent, van de Nieuwe Wereld.)Amerikaans bn
 In the wider sense, Brazil is an American country.
American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (of the American English language)Amerikaans bn
 The British can usually understand American English without problems.
American nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (citizen of an American country) (van het Amerikaanse continent, van de Nieuwe Wereld.)Amerikaan nw de
 My Mexican friends remind me that they are Americans too.
American nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (resident of the Western Hemisphere) (van het Amerikaanse continent, van de Nieuwe Wereld.)Amerikaan nw de
 In one sense, a Canadian is an American as much as any New Yorker.
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Amerikaans bn (van Amerika)American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
Amerikaan,
vr: Amerikaanse
nw de
(afkomstig uit Amerika)American nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Amerikaans voetbal bn+nw het (American football)American football nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US)Football nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
indiaan nw de (oorspronkelijk inwoner van Amerika) (Indigenous in the Americas)Indian proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
  Native American proper nproper noun: Names a unique person, place, thing, group, or idea--for example, "John," "Africa," "Manchester United." Always capitalized.
neger,
vr. negerin
nw de
 (US)African American nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  black person adj+n
  (offensive!)nigger, negro nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (UK, offensive!)coon nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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African American,
African-American
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(American: black ancestry)Afro-Amerikaans bn
Opmerking: A hyphen is used when the adjective precedes the noun
 Barack Obama was the first African-American President of the USA.
Afro adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." abbreviation (African-American)Afro-Amerikaans bn
all-American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fitting a US ideal)door en door Amerikaans, typisch Amerikaans frase
 The pop star's image is that of the all-American boy.
American English nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (language of the US) (taalkunde)Amerikaans-Engels nw het, ont.
 There are plenty of spelling differences between American English and British English.
American Indian adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (relating to indigenous peoples of North America)Indiaans bn
 The American Indian exhibit at the museum was structured very well.
American Indian nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (native inhabitant of North America) (mannelijk)Indiaan nw de
  (vrouwelijk)Indiaanse nw de
 Mesa Verde is a park set at the former site of a tribe of American Indians in the south-west U.S.
anti-American adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (hostile to USA)anti-Amerikaans bn
 Anti-American sentiments are widespread in the country.
(American) Civil War nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, historical (war between states)burgeroorlog nw de
football (US),
American football (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
uncountable (North American ball sport)Amerikaans voetbal nw het, ont.
 Yes, he plays football; he is a quarterback.
football (US),
American football,
American football ball (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(sports: oblong ball)rugbybal nw de
 He threw the football to his friend.
football coach (US),
American football coach (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(trainer of American football team) (American football)voetbalcoach nw de
football fan (US),
American football fan (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(person who enjoys American football) (American football)voetbalfan, voetbalsupporter nw de
 He's a diehard football fan; if he's not at the game, he's watching it on TV.
football field (US),
American football field (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(ground where American football is played) (American football)voetbalveld nw het
 I drove the length of a football field before my car broke down.
football game (US),
American football game (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(American football match) (American football)voetbalwedstrijd nw de
 The Super Bowl is the final football game of the professional league season.
football season (US),
American football season (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(annual period when American football is played) (American football)voetbalseizoen nw het
football team (US),
American football team (UK)
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(group or side of American footballers) (American football)voetbalteam nw het
Indian,
American Indian,
Amerindian,
Native American
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(Native American person)Indiaan nw de
  (informeel, pejoratief)roodhuid nw de
 Indians living on reservations may lack educational resources.
Indian,
American Indian,
Amerindian,
Native American
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(Native American)Indiaans bn
 We saw a number of people selling Indian blankets beside the road.
touch football,
also UK: American touch football
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(simplified US football) (anglicisme, sport)touch football nw het
 Touch football is a version of rugby without tackling.
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Synoniemen: Yankee, Yanks, meer...
Collocatie: a [typical, stereotype, proud] American, American [Indians, natives, people, children, men, citizens], the [stereotype] American, meer...

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