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English definition of “gen”

gen

noun [U]   /dʒen/ UK old-fashioned informal
information about a particular subject: So who's going to give me the gen on what's been happening while I've been away?Information and messages
(Definition of gen noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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