Definition of the Queen's English Society from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Queen's English Society

 
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(abbreviation QES)
 
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a British charity, founded in 1972, which aims to encourage the use of good English. It is opposed to many modern developments in the language and encourages traditional teaching methods. The Society publishes a journal, Quest, four times a year and organizes talks and conferences about English usage.