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U, unoun

uk   us   /juː/ (plural Us, U's or u's)
  • U, u noun (FILM)

[C or U] abbreviation for universal : in the UK, a ​film or a ​symbol for a ​film that is ​consideredsuitable for ​children of any ​age

U, uadjective

uk   us   /juː/
  • U, u adjective (FILM)

abbreviation for universal : used in the UK to refer to a ​film that is ​consideredsuitable for ​children of any ​age
  • U, u adjective (UPPER-CLASS)

UK old-fashioned (of ​behaviour or ​ways of ​speaking) ​acceptable to or ​expected to be used by ​people of high ​socialclass
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