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ABC

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[ ey-bee-see ]
/ ˈeɪˌbiˈsi /
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noun, plural ABC's, ABCs.
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Other definitions for ABC (2 of 3)

ABC2

abbreviation
Trademark.American Broadcasting Companies: a television and radio network.
atomic, biological, and chemical: ABC warfare.

Other definitions for ABC (3 of 3)

A.B.C.

abbreviation
Advance Booking Charter.
Alcoholic Beverage Control.
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British Dictionary definitions for ABC (1 of 2)

ABC1

noun
(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)

ABC2

abbreviation for
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