GI Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"GI" in British English

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GInoun

uk   us   /ˌdʒiːˈaɪ/

GI noun (SOLDIER)

[C] informal a ​soldier in the US ​army, ​especially in the Second World War

GI noun (FOOD)

[S] abbreviation for glycaemic ​index: a ​system for ​listingfoodsaccording to how ​quickly they ​increase the ​level of ​sugar in ​yourblood: low GI ​foods such as ​peanuts, ​milk, and ​lentils high GI ​foods such as ​sweets and ​whitebread

GIadjective

uk   us   /ˌdʒiːˈaɪ/
specialized medical abbreviation for gastrointestinal
(Definition of GI from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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GInoun [C]

 us   /dʒiˈɑɪ/ (plural GI’s or GIs)
a ​soldier in the US ​army
(Definition of GI from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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