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C.

1.
2.
Cape.
3.
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5.
7.
8.
(in Costa Rica and El Salvador) colon; colons.
9.

c.1

1.
(with a year) about:
c. 1775.
Origin
< Latin circā, circiter, circum

c.2

1.
Origin
< Latin congius

c.3

1.
(in prescriptions) with.
Origin
< Latin cum

c.4

1.
2.
Optics. candle; candles.
3.
4.
5.
6.
case.
7.
Baseball. catcher.
8.
9.
cent; cents.
10.
11.
Football. center.
12.
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14.
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16.
chairman; chairperson.
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22.
city.
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cycle; cycles.
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British Dictionary definitions for C.

c.

abbreviation
1.
carat
2.
(cricket) caught
3.
cent(s)
4.
century or centuries
5.
(used esp preceding a date) circa: c. 1800
Word Origin
(for sense 5) Latin: about

C.

abbreviation
1.
(on maps as part of name) Cape
2.
Catholic
3.
Celtic
4.
Conservative
5.
Corps
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Related Abbreviations for C.

c.

  1. capacity
  2. cent
  3. centavo
  4. centime
  5. centimo
  6. chapter
  7. Latin circa (in approximately, about)
  8. Latin congius (gallon)
  9. copy
  10. copyright
  11. Latin cum (with)
  12. cup

C.

  1. cape
  2. Celtic
  3. century
  4. Chancellor
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