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
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carbon copy or copies
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