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  1. Bachelor of Canon Law.

Origin of J.C.B.1

From the New Latin word Jūris Canonicī Baccalaureus


  1. Bachelor of Civil Law.

Origin of J.C.B.2

From the New Latin word Jūris Civilis Baccalaureus
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British Dictionary definitions for jcb


  1. trademark a type of construction machine with a hydraulically operated shovel on the front and an excavator arm on the back

Word Origin

named from the initials of J (oseph) C (yril) B (amford) (1916–2001), its English manufacturer
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