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verb (used with object), cc'ed or cc'd, cc·'ing.
  1. to send a duplicate of a document, email, or the like to: I always cc my boss when I write a memo to my staff.
  2. to send (a duplicate of a document, email, or the like) to someone: Jim, please cc this to each of the department heads.

Origin of cc

initialism for carbon copy; with reference to the former use of carbon paper to make copies, now replaced by electronic or photocopied documents

cc

  1. carbon copy(def 1).
  2. copies.
  3. cubic centimeter.

Cc

  1. cirrocumulus.

CC

  1. closed-captioned; closed captioning
  2. Creative Commons.

CC

Symbol.
  1. a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than CCC and higher than C.

cc.

or c.c.

  1. carbon copy(def 1).
  2. chapters.
  3. copies.
  4. cubic centimeter.

C.C.

or c.c.

  1. carbon copy(def 1).
  2. cashier's check.
  3. chief clerk.
  4. circuit court.
  5. city council.
  6. city councilor.
  7. civil court.
  8. company commander.
  9. county clerk.
  10. county commissioner.
  11. county council.
  12. county court.

C. in C.

or C-in-C

  1. Commander in Chief.
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British Dictionary definitions for cc

cc1

c.c.

abbreviation for
  1. carbon copy or copies
  2. Southern African close corporation
  3. cubic centimetre(s)

cc2

the internet domain name for
  1. Cocos Islands

CC

abbreviation for
  1. City Council
  2. (in Britain) Competition Commission
  3. County Council
  4. Cricket Club
  5. Companion of the Order of Canada

cc.

abbreviation for
  1. chapters
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for cc

1936 as abbreviation of carbon copy in business correspondence.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

cc in Medicine

cc

abbr.
  1. chief complaint
  2. cubic centimeter
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cc in Science

cc

  1. Abbreviation of cubic centimeter
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cc in Culture

cc

An abbreviation for cubic centimeter — the volume of a cube that has edges one centimeter long.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.