noun, plural ABC's, ABCs.
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noun (used with a plural verb)
Examples from the Web for abc
The program—weirdly—is now under the umbrella of ABC News, and is suffering from flat ratings and an aging demographic.
Her mother told ABC News she believes Manson loves her daughter, and that “she has been good to him.”
After rumored courting by both ABC and NBC, Pippa Middleton is reportedly inking a deal to become a Today correspondent.
Among her detractors was Dr. Bob Arnot, who covered medical issues for NBC before Snyderman joined the network from ABC News.
While King has shepherded The Good Wife, Commander in Chief was championed by ABC executive Anne Sweeney.Will There Ever Be a ‘Good Wife’ Effect on Politics?|Keli Goff|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there were all the little tiers, and the ABC's, and the faces and fingers.A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life.|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
There is some merit in speaking of the red triangle instead of the triangle ABC, but not enough to give the method any standing.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
Triliteral and Multiliteral Propositions (such as “All abc are de”).Symbolic Logic|Lewis Carroll
Assume that we want to afford security for our main body from any especially dangerous sector such as ABC.The Plattsburg Manual|O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
The set of points thus obtained is called the harmonic system ABC.
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Word Origin and History for abc
"the alphabet," late 13c., abece. Sense "rudiments or fundamentals (of a subject)" is from late 14c. From 1944 (in a "Billboard" headline) as a shortening of American Broadcasting Company. Related: ABCs.