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gonna

uk   /ˈɡə.nə/  us   /ˈɡɑː.nə/ mainly US
informal for going to: What are you gonna do?
(Definition of gonna from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gonnamodal verb

 us   /ˌɡɔ·nə, ˌɡɑn·ə, ɡən·ə/ not standard
(spelled the way it is often spoken) going to: What are you gonna do about it? Note: In written English "gonna" is usually used to report or approximate speech.
(Definition of gonna from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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