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picocurie; picocuries.
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Other definitions for pc (2 of 7)

PC

abbreviation

Other definitions for pc (3 of 7)

pc.

abbreviation
plural pcs. piece.
prices.

Other definitions for pc (4 of 7)

p.c.1

abbreviation
(in prescriptions) after eating; after meals.

Origin of p.c.

1
From Latin post cibōs

Other definitions for pc (5 of 7)

p.c.2

abbreviation
percent.
petty cash.
postal card.
price current.

Other definitions for pc (6 of 7)

P/C

or p/c


abbreviation
petty cash.
price current.

Other definitions for pc (7 of 7)

P.C.

abbreviation
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British Dictionary definitions for pc (1 of 3)

pc

abbreviation for
per cent
postcard
obsolete (in prescriptions) post cibum
parsec

Word Origin for pc

(sense 3) Latin: after meals

British Dictionary definitions for pc (2 of 3)

PC

abbreviation for

British Dictionary definitions for pc (3 of 3)

P/C

p/c or p.c.


abbreviation for
petty cash
price current
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Medical definitions for pc

p.c.

abbr.
post cibum (after meals)
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Cultural definitions for pc

p.c.

An abbreviation for “politically correct.” It refers to social, political, and educational changes designed to redress historical injustices in areas such as race, gender, ethnic background, and sexual orientation: “Haven't you read the latest directive on p.c. language? Please refer to our colleagues as ‘women,’ not ‘ladies’ or ‘girls.’” The phrase and abbreviation, which also appears as PC, both debuted in the late twentieth century.

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Other Idioms and Phrases with pc

PC

Also, p.c. An abbreviation for politically correct.

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