a two-way radio service (Citizens Radio Service ) licensed by the FCC to a U.S. citizen for short-distance personal or business communications between fixed or mobile stations. Abbreviation: CB
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Origin of Citizens Band
First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for Citizens Band
a range of radio frequencies assigned officially for use by the public for private communicationAbbreviation: CB
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