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un-British

adj.

1746, from un- (1) "not" + British.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • No just-minded person, whatever his sympathies, can condone such unfair and un-british tactics of war.

  • Yet it was fundamentally un-british, and it was to be completely overthrown by the attack of a printer's boy turned editor.

    The Tribune of Nova Scotia W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
  • I say this policy is un-british, is opposed to all the time-honoured traditions upon which the British Empire is based.

    Chitta Ranjan Sukumar Ranjan Das
  • I say this policy is un-british, is opposed to all the time honoured traditions upon which the British Empire is based.

    India for Indians C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
  • Why this un-british weighting of those who are behind in the race?

  • Or to take another instance of un-british countenancing of the caste idea.

  • She had to admit that, though his appearance was extravagantly un-british, it was distinguished.

    The Lion's Share E. Arnold Bennett

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