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Gent

 (gĕnt, KHĕnt)
See Ghent.

gent 1

 (jĕnt)
adj. Archaic
Graceful; elegant.

[Middle English, noble, excellent, from Old French, well-born, from Latin genitus, past participle of gignere, to beget; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

gent 2

 (jĕnt)
n. Informal
A gentleman.

[Short for gentleman.]
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gent

(dʒɛnt)
n
informal short for gentleman

Gent

(xɛnt)
n
(Placename) the Flemish name for Ghent
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gent1

(dʒɛnt)

n.
a gentleman.
[1555–65; by shortening]

gent2

(dʒɛnt)

adj. Obs.
elegant; graceful.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Old French: orig., high-born, noble < Latin genitus, past participle of gignere to beget]

Gent

(xɛnt)

n.
Flemish name of Ghent.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gent - informal abbreviation of `gentleman'
gentleman - a man of refinement
2.gent - a boy or mangent - a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"; "he's a good bloke"
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
dog - informal term for a man; "you lucky dog"
3.gent - port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial centerGent - port city in northwestern Belgium and industrial center; famous for cloth industry
Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium - a monarchy in northwestern Europe; headquarters for the European Union and for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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Translations

gent

[dʒent] N ABBR
1. =gentlemancaballero m
what will you have, gents? (hum) → ¿qué van a tomar los caballeros?
2. the gents (= lavatory) → el servicio (de caballeros), el baño (de señores) (LAm)
can you tell me where the gents is, please?¿el servicio de caballeros, por favor?
"gents"caballeros
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

gent

n (inf) abbr of gentlemanHerr m; gents’ shoes/outfitter (Comm) → Herrenschuhe pl/-ausstatter m; “Gents” (Brit: = lavatory) → „Herren“; where is the gents?wo ist die Herrentoilette?
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

gent

[dʒɛnt] n abbr (Brit) (fam) =gentlemansignore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

gentleman

(ˈdʒentlmən) plural ˈgentlemen noun
(abbreviation gent).
1. a polite word for a man. Two gentlemen arrived this morning.
2. a polite, well-mannered man. He's a real gentleman.
ˈgentlemanly adjective
(of men) polite; well-mannered. gentlemanly behaviour.
gents noun
(usually with the) a public toilet for men. Where's the nearest gents?
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References in periodicals archive ?
According to Genting's complaint, Fox issued a "notice of default" aimed at ending the agreement.
He said eight personnel and a fire engine from the Genting Highlands Fire and Rescue Station were rushed to the location after receiving a distress call at 6.13pm.
As part of its mandate to build cruise ships, MV Werften was to receive [euro]100 million in investment from the Genting Group.
NICKELBACK Genting Arena, NEC, May 10 The Canadian rockers wrapped a huge 45-city tour of North America in 2017, playing to more than 600,000 fans.
PARAMORE Genting Arena, January 14 The tour is in support of the group's fifth studio album After Laughter which sees them move into a synth-pop direction.
It affirmed the Long-Term Foreign-Currency IDR on Genting's wholly owned subsidiary, Genting Overseas Holdings Limited (GOHL) at 'A-'.
A cruise ship named Genting Dream belonging to the Genting Cruise Lines stopped by at Surabaya on Tuesday (12/12).
Filipinos hit with wanderlust can now discover a new kind of adventure, one that brings together high living and the high seas with Genting Dream by Dream Cruises.
ENGworks won the Resorts World Las Vegas contract in September after the project owners - Malaysia-based Genting Group - included Kruger's firm on a candidate shortlist of top BIM providers.
RAM Ratings has reaffirmed the corporate credit ratings of Genting Malaysia Berhad (Genting Malaysia or the Group) at AAA/Stable/P1, as well as the AAA(s)/Stable rating of its proposed MYR 5.0 billion MTN Programme (2015/2035), to be issued by Genting Malaysia's wholly-owned subsidiary, GENM Capital Berhad.
Malaysia's Genting Highlands theme park has tied up with studio major 20th Century Fox which will see the latter incorporating several of its legendary films into the famed entertainment park.