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Bachelor of Religious Education. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for bre
  • bre new york are the champions ame new york is the champion.
  • The following verbs show differences in transitivity between bre and ame.
  • Speakers of bre would instead use to go and plus bare infinitive.
  • Additionally, sentence ending as well is more formal in ame than in bre.
  • In bre, the plural of the word pound is often considered pound as opposed to pounds.
  • bre did have specific words for a number of coins before decimalisation.
  • Thirty minutes after the hour is commonly called half past in both bre and ame.
  • The ame formations top of the hour and bottom of the hour are not commonly used in bre.
British Dictionary definitions for bre


abbreviation (in Britain)
Building Research Establishment
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Related Abbreviations for bre


  1. Bachelor of Religious Education
  2. business reply envelope
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