britain vs briton : Common Errors in English

About britain vs briton

A British person is a Briton; only the country can be referred to as “Britain.”

britain Meaning(s)

  • (n) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

briton Meaning(s)

  • (n) a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
  • (n) an inhabitant of southern Britain prior to the Anglo-Saxon invasions
  • (a) characteristic of or associated with the Britons

britain in News

  1. Britain Tightening Regulations On E-Cigarettes

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Britain's medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ( MHRA ), said this week that electronic cigarettes and similar products containing nicotine will be undergoing some stricter regulations in 2016. MHRA said that in three years e-cigarettes will require a license, treating the vapor smokes the same way as other ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: redOrbit

  2. Britain to regulate e-cigarettes as medicine from 2016

    Britain is set to regulate electronic cigarettes as non-prescription medicines from 2016 in an attempt to improve quality, though the country's drugs watchdog said they would still be sold in convenience stores.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Fox News

  3. Britain's Supreme Court says oil tycoon must hand over properties in costly divorce case

    LONDON — Britain's top court has handed an oil tycoon a costly setback in a divorce case, ruling he must give his ex-wife assets held by companies he owns.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

briton in News

  1. Unexpected ace leads No. 1-ranked Bay City Western back to Battle Creek with 1-0 quarterfinal baseball victory over ...

    Briton Ott delivers a pitch against Rockford in the state quarterfinals. - (Colleen Harrison | MLive.com)MOUNT PLEASANT – Briton Ott may not be ace material.But he’s the perfect ace in the hole....
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Bay City Times

  2. Froome eyes Tour success for years to come

    LONDON (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome made clear on Wednesday that he has no intention of ever again playing second fiddle to compatriot and Sky team mate Bradley Wiggins on the Tour de France. The 28-year-old, winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday, told the Times newspaper that he wanted to be in a position to win the Tour for years to come. "I've got my goals and personally where I ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Cycling-Froome eyes Tour success for years to come

    LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) - Briton Chris Froome made clear on Wednesday that he has no intention of ever again playing second fiddle to compatriot and Sky team mate Bradley Wiggins on the Tour de France. The 28-year-old, winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday, told the Times newspaper that he wanted to be in a position to win the Tour for years to come. "I've got my goals and personally ...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

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