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the UKnoun

uk   us   /ˌjuːˈkeɪ/
abbreviation for the United Kingdom: the ​country of Great ​Britain and ​Northern Ireland: When were you last in the UK?

the UKadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
UK belonging to or ​relating to the United Kingdom or ​itspeople: the UK ​ambassador to Sweden
(Definition of the UK from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the UK”
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合王国,英国…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合王國,英國…
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