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bc

1.
Music. basso continuo.
2.
blind copy: used as a notation on the carbon copy of a letter or other document sent to a third person without the addressee's knowledge. Also, bcc.

B/C

bills for collection.

B.C.

1.
Bachelor of Chemistry.
2.
Bachelor of commerce.
3.
bass clarinet.
4.
battery commander.
5.
British Columbia.

b.c.

before Christ (used in indicating dates).
Also, B.C.

The abbreviation b.c. “before Christ” is always placed after a date or century: Cleopatra lived from 69 to 30 b.c. The war took place in the first century b.c. See also a.d.1

B&C

Insurance. building and contents.
Also, B and C.
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BC
 
abbreviation for
1.  Compare AD Also: B.C. (indicating years numbered back from the supposed year of the birth of Christ) before Christ: in 54 bc Caesar came
2.  British Columbia

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Cultural Dictionary

B.C. definition


An abbreviation used with dates of events that took place before the birth of Jesus. b.c. stands for before Christ. (Compare a.d.; see b.c.e.)

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Computing Dictionary

BC definition


An arbitrary precision numeric processing language with C-like syntax. Traditionally implemented as a front-end to DC. There is a GNU version called GNU BC.
Unix manual page: bc(1).
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
bc
blind copy
Bc
committed burst
BC
  1. Bachelor of Chemistry

  2. because (shortwave transmission)

  3. bias contrast

  4. board certified

  5. British Columbia

B.C.
  1. before Christ

  2. Breeders Cup

b/c
because
B/C
bill for collection
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War was an essential part of the history of the near east in the fifteenth century bc.
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