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British

1. relating to or denoting the English language as spoken and written in Britain, esp the S dialect generally regarded as standard
2. relating to or denoting the ancient Britons
3. the natives or inhabitants of Britain
4. the extinct Celtic language of the ancient Britons
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In many ways, Brittish rule over Hong Kong was analogous to the system of apartheid in South Africa Museums, for example, could be visited by the Chinese only in the mornings, after which time the museums would be cleaned and reopened for exclusively European attendance.
The Brittish responded to challenges to their domination by using some of the same tactics that Communist China has utilized.
Battalions of troops would be brought into Hong Kong as needed to assist the regularly stationed Brittish soldiers in dealing with unrest.
Laws identified with those of Communist China were, in fact, used by the Brittish in Hong Kong.
Subservience to Brittish authoritarian control has been easily transferred to an acquiescence toward China and, although it is a gross generalization, it is nevertheless the case that, the higher one's income is in Hong Kong, the more likely one is to adopt the view that nonconfrontation and complete acceptance of China's rule is both required and desirable.
VANCOUVER, Brittish Columbia, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming Olympics in North America in 2010, Activa by Adventures Abroad is excited to announce two different limited-time-only special offers from $1,095: one to trek the verdant hills of the most recent host of the winter Olympics -- Italy; and one to explore the rugged islands of the spiritual home of the Olympics -- Greece.
Motorists especially the Brittish tend to be sceptical, even in the face of indisputable fact.
uk, on the internet) refers to othe Brittish or Welsh Tongueo in a parliamentary report concerning the Book of Common Prayer.
Seazun, fourth in the Brittish 1000 Guineas for Mick Channon occupied the same position in Ireland, with Newmarket runner-up Princess Ellen weakening when coming under pressure in the straight.