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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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They'll try it gently at first and simply talk about the defence of Britishness - and when people are interested they will probably go on to indoctrinate them into what their particular form of Britishness is.
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.
"I've followed a little bit of that and I'd like to bring a bit of Britishness back to the club if I can.
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.
"I think that some of those campaigning for leave have been prepared to disgrace the idea of Britishness. It's not all of them, but some of them," he said.
As well as the five essays broadly within the theme of 'Britishness', there are three other essays in this issue: William K.
He argues that British lawmakers consciously crafted an ideal of "Britishness" through their efforts to isolate individuals and populations ("others") that failed to conform to accepted notions of belief and behavior.
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. Britishness, he argued, would have to be something over and above Welshness, Englishness, Irishness, and Scottishness.
Under the cloak of Britishness the dark forces of reaction must never get the upper hand without a struggle.
Bonds of Empire argues that middle-class West Indians "of color" defined themselves through a particular expression of Britishness. 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.
In fact, under SNP plans we will keep all the elements of Britishness that anyone has any worries about losing.
On Monday it was Rolls-Royce, which, trading off its Britishness since for ever, paid no corporation tax last year despite a pre-tax profit of PS1.4billion.