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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Centered or focused on England or the English, especially in relation to historical or cultural influence: "[His] view of American culture from its very origins is almost truculently Anglocentric” ( Jack Miles).

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  • adj. Focused on England or the people and culture of England.

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Examples

  • "By changing our stance on devolution from 'No, No, a hundred times No' to 'Yes, No, Maybe, Don't Know' we have shown the Welsh electorate how we have evolved from being a purely Anglocentric political party to being an Anglocentric political party with some closet-devolutionists on board."

    Brave New Wales

  • We were also deeply influenced by the fact that my mama was Latina and by living in a state that is so heavily non-Anglocentric in terms of its culture.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Terra L. Gearhart-Serna

  • Complicating matters further for Anglocentric systems, most characters in China and Japan have multiple pronunciations.

    Technology's Language Barrier

  • So if only for organizations that can interact successfully with consumers in emerging markets, assumptions about language and communication must shift from an Anglocentric view to one that accommodates local languages, writing systems and conventions.

    Technology's Language Barrier

  • I've just completed a YouGov survey which demonstrated the entrenched Anglocentric attitudes of so called "UK" politics.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Central Asia was a region that my Anglocentric education had neglected, but its geography and history were compelling.6 Until the advent of ocean travel, Xinjiang—then known as East Turkestan or Uighurstan—was the often tumultuous meeting place of East and West.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • One could easily cite a long list of “economic” events, patterns, and so forth, ancient and modern, East and West that, chances are, you are wholly ignorant of, as are most American “economists”, especially the naively Anglocentric, who still think Smith or Steuart originated “economics”.

    Bush Slanders Freedom « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Yet again, 2 million people in Wales will be accusing the BBC of being Anglocentric.

    Blaenau Gwent | Linguism

  • In the same way, in this Anglocentric literary world, we must attend to modern poetry in other languages and encourage new readers — not through slavish, mechanical transcriptions into English (which Lowell described as “taxidermy”), but through English versions that are true to the tone of the original and which are also viable as poems in their own right – Robin Robertson

    More Translation Matters : Kwame Dawes : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • The author's Anglocentric account has some advantages: Readers in the U.S. will learn of much British invention and development that is often missing from American accounts.

    Inventing a New World

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