c.e.

1

buyer's risk.

Origin of c.e.

1
From the Latin word cāveat emptor may the buyer beware

c.e.

2

compass error.

C.E.

Chemical Engineer.
chief engineer.
Church of England.
Civil Engineer.
(in the) Common Era.
Corps of Engineers.
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Word Origin and History for c.e.

C.E.

as an abbreviation for "Common Era" or "Christian Era," and a non-Christian alternative to A.D., attested from 1838 in works on Jewish history. Companion B.C.E. is attested from 1881.

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