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gen

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noun \ˈjen\

Definition of gen

chiefly British

  1. :  information 2a

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


First Known Use: 1940


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gen

abbreviation

Definition of gen

  1. 1 general

  2. 2 genitive

  3. 3 genus


Gen

abbreviation

Definition of Gen

  1. Genesis


gen-

combining form
variants: or

geno-

Definition of gen-

  1. 1 :  offspring :  race genocide

  2. 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. 1 :  producer androgen

  2. 2 :  one that is (so) produced cultigen

Origin and Etymology of -gen

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


Medical Dictionary

gen

abbreviation

Medical Definition of gen

  1. 1general

  2. 2genus


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