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gen.

abbr.
1. gender
2.
a. general
b. generally
3. genitive
4. genus

Gen.

abbr.
1. also Gen or GEN general
2. Bible Genesis

gen

(dʒɛn)
n
informal information: give me the gen on your latest project.
[C20: from gen(eral information)]

-gen

a combining form meaning “something that produces, stimulates the production of, or induces” the thing specified by the initial element: antigen; carcinogen.
[< French -gène « Greek -genēs born, produced; akin to gígnesthai to beget, and to Latin genus, kin]

Gen.

1. General.
2. Genesis.

gen.

1. gender.
2. genitive.
3. genus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gen - informal term for information; "give me the gen on your new line of computers"
info, information - a message received and understood
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
Gén

Gen

ABBR (Mil) =GeneralGen., Gral.

gen

1 ABBR
1. =general, generally
2. =gendergen.
3. =genitivegen.

gen

2 [dʒen] N (Brit) → información f
to give sb the gen on sthponer a algn al corriente de algo
gen up (Brit)
A. VT + ADV to gen sb up (on sth)poner a algn al corriente (de algo)
I'm thoroughly genned up nowahora estoy bien enterado, ahora estoy completamente al tanto
B. VI + ADV to gen up on sthinformarse acerca de algo

gen

[ˈdʒɛn] n (British) to give sb the gen on sth → tuyauter qn sur qch

Gen

abbr of GeneralGen.

gen

n (Brit inf) → Informationen pl; to give somebody the gen on or about somethingjdn über etw (acc)informieren; to have some gen on somethingInformationen über etw (acc)haben, etwas über etw (acc)wissen; what’s the gen on this?worum geht es hier?

gen

[dʒɛn] n (Brit) (fam) to give sb the gen on sthmettere qn al corrente di qc
References in classic literature ?
"And now let's be thankful for Gen. Pinkney and this veal roast."
Gen. Pinkney's brother was once Minister to Bolivia."
you don't remember Bob, then, as you gen the pocket-knife to, Mr.
An' there was niver nobody else gen me nothin' but what I got by my own sharpness, only you, Mr.
Gen.: Hesiod (says there were so called) because they settled in three groups: `And they all were called the Three-fold people, because they divided in three the land far from their country.' For (he says) that three Hellenic tribes settled in Crete, the Pelasgi, Achaeans and Dorians.
** August Messer, "Experimentell-psychologische Untersuchu gen uber das Denken," vol.
If he's anything of a gen'l'm'n, he's vurth a shillin' a day, let alone the arrands.' Stimulated by this inspiring reflection, Mr.
They puts things into old gen'l'm'n's heads as they never dreamed of.
Puc.--Paisans, pauvres gens de France."--King Henry VI
LES GENS DU COMMUN NE TROUVENT PAS DE DIFFERENCE ENTRE LES HOMMES." The typical and unvarying Hodge ceased to exist.
Bayle thus characterises this Life of Aesop by Planudes, "Tous les habiles gens conviennent que c'est un roman, et que les absurdites grossieres qui l'on y trouve le rendent indigne de toute."
They still piled the brushwood round the base of the tower, and gambolled hand in hand around the blaze, screaming out the doggerel lines which had long been the watchword of the Jacquerie: Cessez, cessez, gens d'armes et pietons, De piller et manger le bonhomme Qui de longtemps Jacques Bonhomme Se nomme.