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rec

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[ rek ]
/ rɛk /
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noun Informal.
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Origin of rec

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First recorded in 1925–30; by shortening

Other definitions for rec (2 of 4)

rec2
[ rek ]
/ rɛk /

noun Informal.
a recommendation: I need a rec for a vegetarian restaurant.

Origin of rec

2
By shortening

Other definitions for rec (3 of 4)

rec.1

abbreviation
(in prescriptions) fresh.

Origin of rec.

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From the Latin word recēns

Other definitions for rec (4 of 4)

rec.2

abbreviation
receipt.
recipe.
record.
recorder.
recording.
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British Dictionary definitions for rec

rec
/ (rɛk) /

noun
informal short for recreation ground
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