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British Broadcasting Corporation

noun
the noncommercial British radio and television broadcasting company. Abbreviation: BBC, B.B.C.
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BBC
 
abbreviation for
British Broadcasting Corporation

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Word Origin & History

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.

BBC
see B.B.C.
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BBC definition


British Broadcasting Corporation

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BBC
British Broadcasting Corporation
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Example sentences for BBC
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.
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