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verb (used with object), cc'ed or cc'd, cc·'ing.

to send a duplicate of a document, email, or the like to: I always cc my boss when I write a memo to my staff.
to send (a duplicate of a document, email, or the like) to someone: Jim, please cc this to each of the department heads.

Origin of cc

initialism for carbon copy; with reference to the former use of carbon paper to make copies, now replaced by electronic or photocopied documents

cc

copies.
cubic centimeter.

Cc

CC

closed-captioned; closed captioning

CC

Symbol.

a quality rating for a corporate or municipal bond, lower than CCC and higher than C.

cc.

or c.c.

chapters.
copies.
cubic centimeter.

C.C.

or c.c.

chief clerk.
city councilor.
civil court.
company commander.
county council.

C. in C.

or C-in-C

Commander in Chief.
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British Dictionary definitions for cc

cc

1

c.c.

abbreviation for

carbon copy or copies
Southern African close corporation
cubic centimetre(s)

cc

2

the internet domain name for

Cocos Islands

CC

abbreviation for

City Council
(in Britain) Competition Commission
County Council
Cricket Club
Companion of the Order of Canada

cc.

abbreviation for

chapters
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Word Origin and History for cc

1936 as abbreviation of carbon copy in business correspondence.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for cc

cc

abbr.

chief complaint
cubic centimeter
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Science definitions for cc

cc

Abbreviation of cubic centimeter
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Culture definitions for cc

cc

An abbreviation for cubic centimeter — the volume of a cube that has edges one centimeter long.

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