F Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “F” in the English Dictionary

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 us   /ef/ (plural F’s or Fs)

F noun (LETTER)

[C] (plural F’s, Fs, f’s or fs) (also f) the sixth ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet


music [C/U] (plural F’s or Fs) in Western ​music, the fourth ​note in the ​scale (= ​series of ​notes) that ​begins on the ​note C, or a set of ​notesbased on this ​note

F noun (MARK)

[C] (plural F’s or Fs) a ​mark given for an ​exam, a ​course, or a ​piece of ​work which ​shows that ​yourwork has ​failed to ​meet the ​lowestacceptablestandard: I’m giving you an F if ​yourpaper isn’t in by ​Thursday.


[U] abbreviation forFahrenheit: Yesterday the ​temperature was 90°F.
(Definition of F from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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