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B.B.C.

1.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Also, BBC.

British Broadcasting Corporation

noun
1.
the noncommercial British radio and television broadcasting company.
Abbreviation: BBC, B.B.C.
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  • There have been no further announcements from the bbc that a new series is being planned.
  • He appeared on bbc points west dressed in a pair of shorts and socks.
  • Interest in the debate was so high that it was televised nationally by the bbc.
  • This version does not appear on the new bbc video dvd release.
  • Conscious characterisation of bbc drama output as static and middlebrow is unfair.
  • In the bbc version viewing of the episodes, it has been edited instead it shows mr.
  • The bbc produced a tribute as part of their tv series omnibus.
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  • He also offered to split his royalty with her, but this was prevented by bbc bureaucracy.
  • The bbc third programme was a national radio network broadcast by the bbc.
British Dictionary definitions for bbc

BBC

abbreviation
1.
British Broadcasting Corporation
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Word Origin and History for bbc

BBC

see B.B.C.

B.B.C.

acronym for British Broadcasting Corporation, established 1927 replacing British Broadcasting Company, so the acronym itself dates to 1923. BBC English as a type of standardized English recommended for announcers is recorded from 1928.

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Related Abbreviations for bbc

BBC

British Broadcasting Corporation
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