dec-


variant of deca- before a vowel: decathlon.

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Definition for dec- (2 of 4)

dec.1

(in prescriptions) pour off.

Origin of dec.

1
From the Latin word dēcantā

Definition for dec- (3 of 4)

dec.2

deceased.
decimeter.
declension.
decrease.
Music. decrescendo.

Definition for dec- (4 of 4)

Dec.

December.
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British Dictionary definitions for dec- (1 of 2)

Dec

abbreviation for

December

British Dictionary definitions for dec- (2 of 2)

dec.

abbreviation for

deceased
music decrescendo
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