pc


picocurie; picocuries.

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Words nearby pc

Definition for pc (2 of 7)

Definition for pc (3 of 7)

pc.

plural pcs. piece.
prices.

Definition for pc (4 of 7)

p.c.1

(in prescriptions) after eating; after meals.

Origin of p.c.

1
From Latin post cibōs

Definition for pc (5 of 7)

p.c.2

percent.
petty cash.
postal card.
price current.

Definition for pc (6 of 7)

P/C

or p/c


petty cash.
price current.

Definition for pc (7 of 7)

P.C.

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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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Idioms and Phrases with pc

PC

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

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