EE. UU.

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See also: EEUU

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of Estados Unidos.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

EE. UU. m pl

  1. Estados Unidos (USA, United States, United States of America)
    "Básicamente, los EE. UU. quieren que allí no aparezcan graves problemas que requieran la atención y los recursos que deben usarse en otras partes" — "Basically, the USA wants to keep serious problems from appearing there that would require attention and resources that should be used elsewhere"

Usage notes[edit]

Though the proper noun is technically plural, the United States is often construed as a singular:

  1. "EE. UU. denuncia la actitud del Talibán" — U.S. denounces Taliban position.