Meaning of “the USA” in the English Dictionary

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"the USA" in British English

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the USAnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˌjuː.esˈeɪ/ us /ˌjuː.esˈeɪ/

abbreviation for the United States of America

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

"USA" in American English

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USAnoun [ U ]

us /ˈjuˌesˈeɪ/

abbreviation for United States of America

(Definition of “USA” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)