Definition of “us” - English Dictionary

“us” in British English

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uspronoun

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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usdeterminer

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/
US

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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“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)