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U, u

noun uk   /juː/ (plural Us, U's or u's) us  

U, u noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the 21st letter of the English alphabetLetters of alphabetsLettering and alphabets

U, u noun (COLLEGE)

[U] US written abbreviation for university: She goes to Kansas U/Sydney U.University and college education

U, u noun (FILM)

[C or U] abbreviation for universal: a film or a symbol for a film that is considered suitable for children of any ageTypes of film and cinema ratings

U, u

adjective uk   /juː/ us  

U, u adjective (FILM)

abbreviation for universal: used to refer to a film that is considered suitable for children of any ageTypes of film and cinema ratings

U, u adjective (UPPER-CLASS)

UK old-fashioned (of behaviour or ways of speaking) acceptable to or expected to be used by people of high social class
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Manners and levels of formalityPolite and respectful
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