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B.B.C.

British Broadcasting corporation.
Also, BBC.
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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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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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