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English definition of “n”

n

noun uk   /en/ us  

n noun (MATHEMATICS)

[U] specialized mathematics used in mathematics to mean a number whose value is not known or not stated: If 3n = 12, what is the value of n?Numbers generally [U] specialized mathematics used more generally to represent a number that is not known or exactNumbers generally

n noun (GRAMMAR)

language written abbreviation for nounParts of speech
(Definition of n noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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