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u.s.1

1.
where mentioned above.
Origin of u.s.1
From the Latin word ubi suprā

u.s.2

1.
as above: a formula in judicial acts, directing that what precedes be reviewed.
Origin
From the Latin word ut suprā

U.S.

1.
Uncle Sam.
2.
United Service.
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  • This force packaging capability is an advantage unique to the u.s.

    Shock and Awe Harlan K. Ullman
  • What shall we say of her conduct during the present war with the u.s.?

    Uncle Sam Albert Mathews
  • We had to protect these planes from the enemy even in the middle of the u.s.!!

  • Everybody said he was the cutest baby in u.s. Coming, darling!

    The Odds Ethel M. Dell
  • Of course they didn't have any value, but just suppose they'd been u.s.?

    Captain Scraggs Peter B. Kyne
British Dictionary definitions for u.s.

u.s.

abbreviation
1.
ubi supra
2.
ut supra
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Word Origin and History for u.s.

U.S.

abbreviation for United States, attested from 1834.

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