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gen

gen(
jehn
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general information) (United Kingdom)
a. información
I don't have the gen necessary to investigate further.No sé la información necesaria para investigar más.
b. datos
My boyfriend gave me the gen on his family before I met them.Mi novio me enteró de los datos de su familia antes de que la conocí.
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gen
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el información f, datos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(information)
gen
abreviación
1 general, generally
2 gender gen.
3 genitive gen.
gen [dʒen]
noun
(Britain) información (f)
to give sb the gen on sth poner a algn al corriente de algo
what's the gen on this? I want all the gen on him have you got the gen on the new house?
gen up (Britain)
transitive verb
to gen sb up (on sth) poner a algn al corriente (de algo); I'm thoroughly genned up now ahora estoy bien enterado; ahora estoy completamente al tanto
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
to gen up on sth informarse acerca de algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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