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BBC

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  1. British Broadcasting Corporation.

British Broadcasting Corporation

noun
  1. the noncommercial British radio and television broadcasting company. Abbreviation: BBC, B.B.C.
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British Dictionary definitions for b.b.c.

BBC

abbreviation for
  1. British Broadcasting Corporation
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Word Origin and History for b.b.c.

B.B.C.

acronym for British Broadcasting Corporation, established 1927 replacing British Broadcasting Company, so the acronym itself dates to 1923. BBC English as a type of standardized English recommended for announcers is recorded from 1928.

BBC

see B.B.C.

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