Различия американского английского и британского английского языка

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Различия американского английского и британского английского языка на примере некоторых слов:

Американский вариант                   Британский вариант                     Значение

apartment                                                         flat                                                                   квартира

attorney                                                            lawyer                                                            юрист

baggage                                                             luggage                                                           багаж

billion                                                                milliard                                                         миллиард

cab                                                                      taxi                                                                   такси

corporation                                                    company                                                        компания

downtown                                                       city center                                                 центр города

drugstore                                                        chemist’s                                                         аптека

elevator                                                           lift                                                                       лифт

highway                                                           motorway                                                        шоссе

mail                                                                   post                                                                   почта

movies                                                            cinema                                                           кинофильм

schedule                                                        time-table                                                       расписание

subway                                                           underground                                                 метро

truck                                                                 lorry                                                                 грузовик

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