Definition of Brexit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbreksɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreksɪt//
[uncountable, singular]
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used to refer to the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union Suddenly, Brexit became a real possibility. She promises to implement Brexit because it's the will of the voters. Many investors are wondering how to invest after the Brexit. A growing worry was that of a Brexit, Britain leaving the EU. compare Grexit Word Origin2012: blend of British (or Britain) and exit, probably on the pattern of Grexit (coined earlier in the same year).