E, e Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “E, e” in the English Dictionary

"E, e" in British English

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E, enoun

uk   us   // (plural Es, E's or es)

E, e noun (LETTER)

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

E, e noun (MUSIC)

[C or U] a ​note in ​Westernmusic: The ​piece is in (the ​key of) E. The ​bottomstring on a ​guitar is an E.

E, e noun (MARK)

[C or U] a ​mark in an ​exam or for a ​piece of ​work that ​shows the ​work is ​considered to be very ​bad or, in some ​situations, ​considered as a ​failure: You might have to take the ​course again if you get many more Es.

E, e noun (EAST)

[U] written abbreviation for east noun

E, e noun (DRUG)

[C or U] informal abbreviation for ecstasy

E, eadjective

uk   us   //

E, e adjective (EAST)

written abbreviation for east adjective or eastern
(Definition of E, e from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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