american broadcasting companies

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ABC1
 
n
1.  (plural in US) the rudiments of a subject
2.  an alphabetical guide to a subject
3.  (often plural in US) the alphabet

ABC2
 
abbreviation for
1.  (formerly, of weapons or warfare) atomic, biological, and chemical
2.  Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3.  American Broadcasting Company
4.  Audit Bureau of Circulation
5.  (Austral) Australian-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in Australia
6.  (US) American-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in the US
7.  (Brit) acceptable behaviour contract: a voluntary written agreement between someone who has been involved in anti-social behaviour and a local agency such as a housing association, council, or police

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ABC
  1. American Broadcasting Company

  2. American-born Chinese

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