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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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This volume explores the significance of fundamental British values in education and the idea of British values in contemporary policy and legislation, as well as the way Britishness as a concept has evolved in relation to education in the post-war period.
Using a hybrid theoretical framework, the book argues that the representation of Africa has been mainly about imagining virtuous Britishness rather than generating detailed understandings of Africa, developed through a historical review of 200 years of Africa campaigning.
Some time ago a Welsh philosopher, Dr JR Jones, Professor of Philosophy at the then University College of Wales, Swansea, whose reputation extended well beyond Wales, made a study of Britishness.
Under the cloak of Britishness the dark forces of reaction must never get the upper hand without a struggle.
Equating Britishness with "respectability," they saw it as a vestibule of sexual morality, justice, and fairness, which even experiences of racism, in the Caribbean or in Britain, failed to dislodge.
Their Britishness has been at the heart of their success but they are laughing in our face and ignoring the fate of our unemployed young people.
They include a "sense of respect for authority and institutions" which "echo an older form of Britishness, associated with a sense of optimism about the future".
Our research shows that people we might assume would feel very British, in fact do not - while others who we might assume would not associate themselves with feelings of Britishness, in fact do," The Daily Express quoted Dr Nandi, as saying.
However, British-owned Warburtons and Hovis-the UK's second-biggest and fifth-biggest grocery brands by value sales [Britain's Biggest Grocery Brands]-failed to make our consumer top five, although both scored well on Britishness elsewhere in our survey, with the vast majority of consumers recognising both brands' British credentials.
Pete Wishart said feelings of Britishness would be "enhanced" if Scotland quits Britain.
At one time, perhaps up till the late 1960s, the royals were looked up to as a prime example of Britishness.
Britishness; perspectives on the Britishness question.