noun Date: 1896 unusual admiration or partiality for England, English ways, or things English • Anglophiliac adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Anglophilia — [aŋ΄glō fil′ē ə, aŋ΄gləfil′ē ə] n. [often a ] extreme admiration for England or its people, culture, customs, influence, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Anglophilia — An Anglophile is a person who is fond of English culture and England in general. [ [ The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition.2000.] ] Its antonym is Anglophobe. [… …   Wikipedia

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  • Anglophilia — Anglophile ► NOUN ▪ a person who is fond of or greatly admires England or Britain. DERIVATIVES Anglophilia noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Anglophilia — Anglophiliac /ang gleuh fil ee ak /, Anglophilic, adj. /ang gleuh fil ee euh/, n. a strong admiration or enthusiasm for England, its people, and things English. [1895 90; ANGLO + PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • anglophilia — love or fondness for England or the English Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Anglophilia — n. admiration for England or things which are English in nature …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anglophilia — an·glo·phil·ia …   English syllables

  • Anglophilia — noun admiration for Britain and British customs (Freq. 1) • Ant: ↑Anglophobia • Derivationally related forms: ↑Anglophilic • Hypernyms: ↑admiration, ↑esteem * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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