[ US /ˌjuˈɛs/ ]
- the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
- North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
How To Use U.S. In A Sentence
- Wine lovers in the U.S. are increasingly describing their favorite vintage as molto buono, instead of très bon.
- Sodium thiopental was used by most U.S. states as part of a lethal injection combination, but many have switched to an alternative drug called pentobarbital amid an ongoing shortage. The Seattle Times
- Over Fate of Georgia, Provinces With Russian forces appearing to hunker down in Georgia, U.S. and European officials now face a pricklier challenge: Moscow's insistence that it has the right to help break up the country. U.S.-Russia Relations Turn Cold
- Why aren't more different types of cars - namely hatchbacks, wagons and microcars - more readily available in the U.S.?
- U.S. network CNN for what it called biased reports on political unrest and on the alleged assault and torture earlier this month of opposition leaders, including Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the main ANC Daily News Briefing
- The recent U.S. ranking by the World Economic Forum of 48th out of 133 developed or developing nations in quality of math and science instruction is a siren call. Jacqueline Edelberg: Political Will
- BLITZER: In our strategy session today, President Bush was out heralding what he called the vibrant state of the U.S. economy. CNN Transcript Dec 2, 2005
- WASHINGTON — A U.S. military official says the Navy had a close encounter with an Iranian surveillance plane last week in the Gulf of Oman. Iranian Military Plane 'Buzzes' U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier
- And pipeful after pipeful, Prince Albert proves it has the flavor most favored in the U.S.A. quote out of context — for Amanda | clusterflock
- Both Hyundai and Nissan have reversed their U.S. automotive fortunes but to differing degrees.