B.C.E

B.C.E.

1.
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.
2.
Bachelor of Christian Education.
3.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
4.
before (the) Common (or Christian) Era.
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B.C.E.
acronym for "Before Common Era" or "Before Christian Era," 1881; see C.E. A secular alternative to B.C.
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B.C.E. definition


An abbreviation sometimes used in place of b.c. It means “before the Common Era.”

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B.C.E.
Before the Common Era
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