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gen

noun \ ˈjen \

Definition of gen

chiefly British

Examples of gen in a Sentence

  1. as he has for decades, he gets most of his gen from the BBC over the wireless

Origin and Etymology of gen

perhaps from general information

gen Synonyms


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gen

abbreviation

Definition of gen

1 general
2 genitive
3 genus

Gen

abbreviation

Definition of Gen

Genesis

gen-

combining form
variants: or geno-

Definition of gen-

1 : offspring : race
  • genocide
2 : genus : kind
  • genotype

Origin and Etymology of gen-

Greek genos birth, race, kind — more at kin


-gen

noun combining form
variants: or less commonly -gene

Definition of -gen

1 : producer
  • androgen
2 : one that is (so) produced
  • cultigen

Origin and Etymology of -gen

French -gène, from Greek -genēs born; akin to Greek genos birth


GEN Defined for Kids

gen.

abbreviation

Definition of gen. for Students

general

Medical Dictionary

gen

abbreviation

medical Definition of gen

1 general
2 genus

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