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  1. where mentioned above.
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Origin of u.s.1

From the Latin word ubi suprā


  1. as above: a formula in judicial acts, directing that what precedes be reviewed.
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Origin of u.s.2

From the Latin word ut suprā


  1. Uncle Sam.
  2. United Service.
  3. United States.
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British Dictionary definitions for u.s.


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


abbreviation for United States, attested from 1834.

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