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"s" in British English

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snoun

also sec

's

uk   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/
short form of is: It's in the cupboard.
short form of has: She's gone home.
informal short form of does (only used in spoken questions): How's this thing work?
short form of us (only used after "let"): Let's go swimming this afternoon.

-ssuffix

uk   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ also -es
used to form the plural of nouns: books sandwiches

-s'suffix

uk   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/

-'ssuffix

uk   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/ us   / -s/ /-z/ /-ɪz/
used to show that the following thing belongs to the person or thing named: the cat's tail Patricia's dress today's paper the children's shoes
the house belonging to the stated person: The boys are at Katy's.
UK the shop belonging to the stated person: I got it at the greengrocer's.

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

"S" in American English

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Snoun [C]

plural S’s, Ss, s’s or ss also s us   /es/
the 19th letter of the English alphabet

Sadjective [not gradable]

abbreviation forsmall Note: Used esp. on clothing to show its size.

S.adjective, noun [U]

also So.
abbreviation forsouth or southern
(Definition of S from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “s”
in Spanish S…
in Vietnamese chữ cái S…
in Malaysian S, s…
in Thai พยัญชนะตัวที่ 19 ในภาษาอังกฤษ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 秒…
in Indonesian S…
in Chinese (Traditional) 秒…
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