before Christ (used in indicating dates).
The Curious Chronicle Of The Letter CThe English language is infamously difficult in part because its spelling befuddles even native speakers as letters take on different sounds depending on what letters surround it. Few letters exemplify this trouble more than the third letter of the English alphabet: C. Think about these words: cease, coin, chic, indict, and discrepancy. In this string of terms, C sounds like S, K, Sh, and in …
The abbreviation b.c. “before Christ” is always placed after a date or century: Cleopatra lived from 69 to 30 b.c. The war took place in the first century b.c. See also a.d.1
Definition for b.c. (2 of 3)
Bachelor of Chemistry.
Bachelor of Commerce.
Definition for b.c. (3 of 3)
or B and C
Insurance. building and contents.
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Culture definitions for b.c.
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