CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
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Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Definition for EC (2 of 4)
variant of ex-3 before a consonant: eccentric.
Definition for EC (3 of 4)
for the sake of example.
Origin of e.c.
From Latin exemplī causā
Definition for EC (4 of 4)
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British Dictionary definitions for EC (1 of 3)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for EC (2 of 3)
European Community (now subsumed within the European Union)
(in London postal code) East Central
Ecuador (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for EC (3 of 3)
out from; away fromecbolic; eccentric; ecdysis
Word Origin for ec-
from Greek ek (before a vowel ex) out of, away from; see ex- 1
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Medical definitions for EC
Out; outside of:eclabium.
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