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the USnoun [+ sing/pl verb]

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

the USadjective

/ˌjuːˈes/  us /ˌjuːˈes/
belonging to or relating to the United States of America or its people: 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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“the US” in British English

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