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English definition of “Group of Eight”

Group of Eight

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   (abbreviation G8) us  
the eight countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the UK, and the US, whose leaders meet every year to discuss international problemsInternational politics and government
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