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G8

 (jē′āt′)
n.
The countries of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Representatives from these countries meet to discuss economic concerns.

[G(roup of) 8.]

G8

abbreviation for
(Economics) Group of Eight
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The President looks forward to discussing these issues with the Prime Minister, to include Syria, trade and economic cooperation, countering terrorism, and priorities for the upcoming G-8 Summit in Northern Ireland", he added.
Of course, we recognize the painful sacrifices that the Greek people are making at this difficult time and I know my European colleagues will carry forward these discussions as they prepare for meetings next week,'' Obama told reporters after the two-day G-8 summit at the presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland.
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