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British and American English – Vocabulary Lists

British EnglishAmerican English
A
acceleratorgas pedal, accelerator
aerial (TV, radio)antenna, aerial
AlsatianGerman shepherd
American IndianNative American
anorakjacket, parka
at the weekendon the weekend
aubergineeggplant
B
bank holidaynational holiday, federal holiday
barrister, solicitorlawyer, attorney
base rateprime rate
to bathto bathe
beetrootbeet
billcheck
bin, dustbingarbage can/trash can
biroball-point pen
biscuitcookie
bonnethood
boottrunk
bracessuspenders
(round) bracketsparentheses
C
candy flosscotton candy
car parkparking lot
caravantrailer
caretakerjanitor
cataloguecatalog
centrecenter
chemist's shopdrugstore, pharmacy
chipsFrench fries
city centredowntown, city center
cloakroomcheckroom, coatroom
clothes pegclothespin
colourcolor
cookerstove
(bathing) costumeswimsuit
cosycozy
cot (Baby)crib
cotton woolcotton ball
courgettezucchini
crispspotato chips
crossroadscrossroad (in the country)
intersection (town and country)
curriculum vitae (CV)résumé
curriculum vitae
D
dinner jackettux, tuxedo
directory enquiriesdirectory assistance
diversiondetour
double creamheavy cream
draughtdraft
draughtscheckers
drawing pinthumb tack
dressing gown(bath) robe
drink drivingdrunk driving
driving licencedriver's license
dummypacifier
duvetcomforter
E
earth wireground wire
engagedbusy
enquiryinquiry
everywhereeveryplace, everywhere
expiry dateexpiration date
F
fancy dresscostumes
Father ChristmasSanta Claus
favouritefavorite
to fill into fill out
filmfilm, movie
fire brigadefire department
first floorsecond floor
fish-fingersfish-sticks
flannelface cloth, wash cloth
flatapartment
(flat: eingeschossige Wohnung)
flavourflavor
footballsoccer
fortnighttwo weeks
fringebangs
from Monday to Fridayfrom Monday to Friday
from Monday through Friday (Freitag eingeschlossen)
full stopperiod
G
gardenyard
gear levergear shift
GentsMen's Room
goods trainfreight train
ground floorground floor, first floor
first floorsecond floor
H
harbourharbor
headmaster, headteacherprincipal
to hireto rent
hire purchaseinstallment plan
hockeyfield hockey
holidayvacation
hoovervacuum cleaner
humourhumor
I
icing sugarpowdered sugar
indicatorblinker, turn signal
inverted commas, quotation marksquotation marks
J
jacket potatobaked potato
jewelleryjewelery
Joe BloggsJohn Doe
jumble saleyard sale
jumpersweater
K
kilometrekilometer
L
ladybirdladybug
to lay the tableto set the table
letter boxmail box
liftelevator
litreliter
lorrytruck
lost propertylost and found
M
mackintoshraincoat
managing directorCEO (chief executive officer)
mashed potatomashed potatoes
matchgame
mathsmath
mobile (phone)cellphone
motorbikemotorcycle
motorwayfreeway, highway, expressway, interstate
mummom
N
nappydiaper
national insurance numbersocial security number
neighbourneighbor
notebill
notice boardbulletin board
number platelicense plate
P
a pack of cardsa deck of cards
a packet of cigarettesa pack of cigarettes
pantsunderpants
paraffinkerosene/kerosine
pavementsidewalk
pedestrian crossingcrosswalk
pepperbell pepper
petrolgas
phone boxphone booth
planeairplane
polo neckturtle neck
postmail
post codezip code
postmanmailman
pram, pushchairbaby carriage, baby buggy, stoller
prawnshrimp
primary schoolelementary school
grade school
programmeprogram
Q
to queueto line up
quidbuck
R
railwayrailroad
receptionfront desk
to ringto call
road waypavement
roundabouttraffic circle, rotary
rucksackbackpack
rubbereraser
rubbishgarbage
S
sharestock
shopstore
shop assistantsales clerk
sicknauseated
single ticketone-way ticket
Sorry.Excuse me.
spannerwrench
sports dayfields day
public schoolprivate school
stockinventory
subwayunderpass
sultanaraisin
sweet shopcandy store
T
tapfaucet
taxicab
termsemester
theatretheater
timetableschedule
tincan
toilet, loobathroom, rest room
town centredowntown, city center
torchflashlight
trainerssneakers
tramstreetcar
travelledtraveled
trolleycart
trouserspants
tyretire
U
underground, tubesubway
underlaycarpet pad
undertakermortician
V
vestundershirt
W
waistcoatvest
walletbillfold
wardrobecloset
to washwash up
wingfender
Y
yeargrade
Z
zebra crossingcrosswalk
zipzipper