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dec.1

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  1. (in prescriptions) pour off.

Origin of dec.1

From the Latin word dēcantā

dec.2

  1. deceased.
  2. decimeter.
  3. declension.
  4. decrease.
  5. Music. decrescendo.

dec-

  1. variant of deca- before a vowel: decathlon.

Dec.

  1. December.
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Dec

abbreviation for
  1. December

dec.

abbreviation for
  1. deceased
  2. music decrescendo
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