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abbreviation (in South Africa)
Treatment Action Campaign, a pressure group that campaigns for the medical rights of pregnant women with HIV or AIDS
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  • Cadet Powers was dared to come out and lasso a stray "tac," whose blue-uniformed figure was visible out on the parade ground.

    A Cadet's Honor Upton Sinclair
  • He was of equestrian rank; cf. the speech of Seneca the younger, tac.

  • Lieutenant Allen, the "tac" in command, had sprung up from his bed at the very first cry.

    On Guard Upton Sinclair
  • Lieutenant Ross was the name of tac in command, and he was noted for being a crank.

    On Guard Upton Sinclair
  • This tone also renders it impossible to identify him with Curtius Rufus, mentioned in tac.

  • Another "tac," Lieutenant Ross, had joined him at this moment.

    On Guard Upton Sinclair
  • They crept up the company street, laughing and talking in whispers, for fear they should arouse the tac.

    A Cadet's Honor Upton Sinclair
  • The last closing ceremony of a West Point day in camp is the watchful "tac's" inspection.

    A Cadet's Honor Upton Sinclair
  • tac′iturnist, one habitually taciturn; taciturn′ity, habitual silence: reserve in speaking.

tac in Technology

1. Translator Assembler-Compiler. For Philco 2000.
2. Terminal Access Controller.

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Tactical Air Command
total allowable catch
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