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"3G" in British English

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3Gadjective

uk   us   /ˌθriːˈdʒiː/
3G technology is new and ​improved, and is used in ​mobilephones on which you can use the internet, ​watchtelevision, etc. 3G is ​short for 'third ​generation': They ​investedheavily in 3G ​mobilephonenetworks.
(Definition of 3G from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"3G" in Business English

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3Gadjective

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET
abbreviation for third-generation: ​relating to or using a ​technology that gives ​mobilephone and ​computerusers a ​high-speedinternetconnection as well as good ​video and other ​advancedfeatures: a 3G ​network 3G ​phone/​technology/​service
3G
noun [S]
There were problems when 3G was first rolled out.
(Definition of 3G from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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