D, d Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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D, dnoun

uk   us   /diː/ (plural Ds, D's or d's)

D, d noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the fourth ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet

D, d noun (NUMBER)

[C] (also d) the ​sign used in the ​Romansystem for the ​number 500

D, d noun (MUSIC)

[C or U] a ​note in ​Westernmusic: in (the ​key of) D

D, d noun (FOOTBALL)

[S] UK a D-shaped ​area on the ​edge of the penaltyarea of a ​footballpitch: Players have to ​standoutside the D when a ​penalty is being taken.
(Definition of D, d from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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