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Words that end in 're' in British English

Episode 1 / 30 Sep 2020

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'RE' Words


Words which end in 're' in British English usually end with an 'er' in American English. But beware, British English also has many words that end in 'er' so don't assume that the British spelling is always 're'. For example: enter, letter, member, October.


UK: metre

US: meter

UK: litre

US: liter

UK: theatre

US: theater

UK: centre

US: center

UK: kilometre

US: kilometer

UK: fibre

US: fiber

UK: sombre

US: somber

UK: calibre

US: caliber

UK: meagre

US: meager

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