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[nik] /nɪk/
a newly industrialized/industrializing country:
the rise of NICs such as Korea and India. Unabridged
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  • NIC obeyed, feeling mentally lower now, for he seemed to be the servant instead of the other.

    First in the Field George Manville Fenn
  • And summing all up, found due upon the balance by John Bull to NIC.

    The History of John Bull John Arbuthnot
  • NIC sank back and watched the brave fellow as he swam away more vigorously than ever.

    Nic Revel George Manville Fenn
  • I hope John Bull is no more confined to singularity than NIC.

    The History of John Bull John Arbuthnot
  • Then a change came, and NIC lay thinking a little more clearly.

    Nic Revel George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for NIC


newly industrialized country
Nicaragua (international car registration)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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