'n' Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “'n'” in the English Dictionary

"'n'" in British English

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uk   us   /-ən-/ not standard
used in writing to ​mean "and": fish 'n' ​chips rock 'n' ​roll


uk   us   /en/

'n' noun (MATHEMATICS)

[U] specialized mathematics used in ​mathematics to ​mean a ​number whose ​value is not ​known or not ​stated: If 3n = 12, what is the ​value of n? [U] specialized mathematics used more ​generally to ​represent a ​number that is not ​known or ​exact

'n' noun (GRAMMAR)

language written abbreviation for noun


written abbreviation fornitrogen


written abbreviation fornormal
(Definition of 'n' from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"N." in American English

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N.adjective, noun [U]

(also No.)
abbreviation for north or northern

Nnoun [C]

(plural N’s, Ns, n’s or ns) (also n)  us   /en/
the 14th ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet
(Definition of N. from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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