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the UK

noun uk   us   /ˌjuːˈkeɪ/
abbreviation for the United Kingdom: the country of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: When were you last in the UK?

the UK

adjective [before noun] uk   us  
UK belonging to or relating to the United Kingdom or its people: the UK ambassador to Sweden
Translations of “the UK”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯合王國,英國…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联合王国,英国…
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