gotta Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “gotta” in the English Dictionary

"gotta" in British English

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uk   /ˈɡɒt.ə/  us   /ˈɡɑː.t̬ə/ not standard
short form of have got to: I gotta go now. He's gotta be ​kidding.
(Definition of gotta from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gotta" in American English

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gottaverb [I]

 us   /ˈɡɑt̬·ə/ not standard
(​spelled the way it is often ​spoken) got to: "I gotta go now." "He’s gotta be ​kidding."
(Definition of gotta from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gotta”
in Spanish tener que…
in Vietnamese viết tắt của “have got to”…
in Malaysian mempunyai…
in Thai ต้อง…
in Chinese (Simplified) 应该,必须…
in Turkish 'got to' fiilinin kısaltılmış hali…
in Russian вариант написания got to…
in Indonesian harus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 應該,必須…
in Polish -…
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