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J.C.B.

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abbreviation
Bachelor of Canon Law.
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Origin of J.C.B.

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From New Latin Jūris Canonicī Baccalaureus

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J.C.B.2

abbreviation
Bachelor of Civil Law.

Origin of J.C.B.

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From New Latin Jūris Civilis Baccalaureus
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British Dictionary definitions for J.C.B.

JCB

noun
trademark a type of construction machine with a hydraulically operated shovel on the front and an excavator arm on the back

Word Origin for JCB

named from the initials of J (oseph) C (yril) B (amford) (1916–2001), its English manufacturer
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