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AmericanBritish term or expression BritishAmerican equivalent, or explanation
z    /zed/ z    /zi:/
zebra crossing (pedestrian crossing) crosswalk
Zimmer frame™ (handheld frame for anyone
                            needing support when walking)
walker
zip zipper