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the USnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

uk   us   /ˌjuːˈes/
abbreviation for the United States (of ​America): A new ​study of ​education in the US has just been ​published.

the USadjective

US belonging to or ​relating to the United States of ​America or ​itspeople: When did you ​become a US ​citizen?
(Definition of the US from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the US”
in Chinese (Simplified) 美国…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美國…
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