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English definition of “S, s”

S, s

noun uk   /es/ (plural Ss, S's or s's) us  

S, s noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the 19th letter of the English alphabetLetters of alphabetsLettering and alphabets

S, s noun (SOUTH)

written abbreviation for south noun


US written abbreviation for satisfactory, when given as a mark for an exam or courseMarks and results

S, s

adjective uk   /es/ us  

S, s adjective (SOUTH)

written abbreviation for south adjective or southernPoints of the compassDirection of motion

S, s adjective (SMALL)

written abbreviation for small, used to show the size of a piece of clothingSmallExtremely smallThe style, appearance, and make-up of clothes
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