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variant of deca- before a vowel: decathlon.
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Other definitions for dec- (2 of 4)

dec.1

abbreviation
(in prescriptions) pour off.

Origin of dec.

1
From the Latin word dēcantā

Other definitions for dec- (3 of 4)

dec.2

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

Other definitions for dec- (4 of 4)

Dec.

abbreviation
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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