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tec

[ tek ]
/ tɛk /
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noun Slang.
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Origin of tec

First recorded in 1875–80; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for tec (1 of 2)

tec

'tec

/ (tɛk) /

noun
informal short for detective

British Dictionary definitions for tec (2 of 2)

TEC
/ (tɛk) /

n acronym for (in Britain)
Training and Enterprise CouncilSee Training Agency
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