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Anglophile

[ang-gluh-fahyl, -fil] /ˈæŋ gləˌfaɪl, -fɪl/
noun
1.
a person who is friendly to or admires England or English customs, institutions, etc.
Also, Anglophil
[ang-gluh-fil] /ˈæŋ glə fɪl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; Anglo- + -phile
Related forms
Anglophilism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglophile

Anglophile

/ˈæŋɡləʊfɪl; -ˌfaɪl/
noun
1.
a person having admiration for England or the English
adjective
2.
marked by or possessing such admiration
Derived Forms
Anglophilia (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪə) noun
Anglophiliac (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪˌæk), Anglophilic (ˌæŋɡləʊˈfɪlɪk) adjective
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Word Origin and History for Anglophile
adj.

1864, in reference to France, from Anglo- + -phile. Both Anglomania (1787) and Anglophobia (1793) are first attested in writings of Thomas Jefferson.

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