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How to use Briticism in a sentence
To use a Briticism, it was “cruel”; the corresponding Americanism was more appropriate—it was “fierce.”The People of the Abyss|Jack London
This phrase, of course, is a Briticism, and seldom used in America.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
In the one case the Briticism is the shorter, and in the other the Americanism.
Sometimes the difference between the Americanism and Briticism is very slight.