u.s.

1

where mentioned above.

Nearby words

  1. u.i.,
  2. u.k.,
  3. u.n.,
  4. u.p.,
  5. u.p.w.a.,
  6. u.s. rda,
  7. u.s.a.,
  8. u.s.a.f.,
  9. u.s.a.f.r.,
  10. u.s.c.

Origin of u.s.

1
From the Latin word ubi suprā

u.s.

2

as above: a formula in judicial acts, directing that what precedes be reviewed.

Origin of u.s.

2
From the Latin word ut suprā

U.S.

Uncle Sam.
United Service.
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British Dictionary definitions for u.s.

u.s.

abbreviation for

ubi supra
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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