Meaning of “Group of Eight” in the English Dictionary

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"Group of Eight" in British English

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Group of Eightnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌɡruːp əv ˈeɪt/ us /ˌɡruːp əv ˈeɪt/ abbreviation G8

the eight countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the UK, and the US, whose leaders meet every year to discuss international problems

(Definition of “Group of Eight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the Group of Eight" in Business English

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the Group of Eightnoun

uk us POLITICS, ECONOMICS

→  the G8

(Definition of “the Group of Eight” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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