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"us" in American English

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uspronoun [pl]

us   /ʌs, əs/
the person speaking with other people included; the form of "we" that follows the verb: Thanks for giving us a lift to the airport.

USnoun [U]

us   /ˈjuˈes/
abbreviation for United States: a US citizen
(Definition of us from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"us" in British English

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uk   strong /ʌs/ weak /əs/ us   strong /ʌs/ weak /əs/
  • us pronoun (GROUP)

A1 used as the object of a verb or a preposition to refer to a group that includes the speaker and at least one other person: Thank you for driving us to the station. Many of us in the editorial department disagree with the changes that are happening.

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uk   strong /ʌs/ /əs/ us   /ʌs/ /əs/ Northern English not standard

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/ /ˌjuːˈes/
belonging to or relating to the United States of America or its people: When did you become a US citizen?
(Definition of us from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “us”
in Korean 우리…
in Arabic نَحْن…
in Malaysian kita…
in French nous…
in Russian нам, нас, собой…
in Chinese (Traditional) 集體, (用作動詞或介詞的受詞)我們…
in Italian noi, ci…
in Turkish bizi, bize…
in Polish nas, nam, nami…
in Spanish nos, nosotros, nosotras…
in Vietnamese chúng tôi, chúng ta…
in Portuguese nos, nós…
in Thai เรา…
in German uns…
in Catalan ens, nosaltres, a nosaltres…
in Japanese 私達を, 私達に(”we” の目的格)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 集体, (用作动词或介词的宾语)我们…
in Indonesian kami…
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