American

I UK [əˈmerɪkən] / US adjective
1)
a) someone who is American is from the US

the American president

Her husband is American.

b) relating to the US or the people who live there

American English/literature/citizenship

2)
a) someone who is American is from North America, South America, or the Caribbean
b) relating to North America, South America, or the Caribbean

II UK [əˈmerɪkən] / US noun [countable]
Word forms "American":
singular American plural Americans
1) someone from the US
2) someone from North America, South America, or the Caribbean

English dictionary. 2014.

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