[ ey-bee-see ]
/ ˈeɪˌbiˈsi /
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noun, plural ABC's, ABCs.
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Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Other definitions for ABC (2 of 3)
Trademark.American Broadcasting Companies: a television and radio network.
atomic, biological, and chemical: ABC warfare.
Other definitions for ABC (3 of 3)
Advance Booking Charter.
Alcoholic Beverage Control.
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How to use ABC in a sentence
This simplified method made learning music as easy as A-B-C!
Das ist ungefhr ebenso, als bemhte man sich tglich das A-B-C mglichst schnell und immer schneller auszusprechen.Advice to Young Musicians. Musikalische Haus- und Lebens-Regeln|Robert Schumann
But how would a lawgiver classify the tone-series c-d♭-e♭-f♭-g-a-b-c, c-d♭-e♭-f-g♭-a-b-c, c-d-e♭-f♭-g♭-a-b-c, c-d♭-e-f-g♭-a-b♭-c?Sketch of a New Esthetic of Music|Ferruccio Busoni
When I wuz a little gal down in Car'liny, I went to school long 'nough to l'arn my a-b-c's.Crestlands|Mary Addams Bayne
A-B-C scholars would have to be heard singly, and those just commencing to spell.
British Dictionary definitions for ABC (1 of 2)
(plural in US) the rudiments of a subject
an alphabetical guide to a subject
(often plural in US) the alphabet
British Dictionary definitions for ABC (2 of 2)
(formerly, of weapons or warfare) atomic, biological, and chemical
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
American Broadcasting Company
Audit Bureau of Circulation
Australian Australian-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in Australia
US American-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in the US
British acceptable behaviour contract: a voluntary written agreement between someone who has been involved in anti-social behaviour and a local agency such as a housing association, council, or police
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