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"g" in British English

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uk   /dʒiː/ us   /dʒiː/
  • g noun (FORCE)

[C] plural g specialized physics a unit of measurement of the acceleration (= rate of change of speed) of an object caused by gravity

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  • g noun (MASS)

also gm written abbreviation for gram
(Definition of g from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"g" in American English

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gnoun [C]

plural g
abbreviation forgram


us   /dʒi/
  • G noun (LETTER)

[C] plural G’s, Gs, g’s or gs also g the seventh letter of the English alphabet
  • G noun (FORCE)

physics [C] plural G’s or Gs a unit of measure that is equal to the force of gravity at the surface of the earth


us   /dʒi/
  • G adjective (MOVIE)

abbreviation for general Note: Used in the US for movies considered suitable for all people, including children of any age.

Gnoun [C]

abbreviation forgrand
(Definition of g from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"G" in Business English

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Gnoun [C]

uk   us   plural Gs, or G's informal MONEY
abbreviation for grand


uk   us   MEASURES
written abbreviation for gram
(Definition of G from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“g” in British English

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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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