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ec-

1.
variant of ex-3. before a consonant:
eccentric.

EC

1.
European Community.

E.C.

1.
Engineering Corps.
2.
Established Church.

e.c.

1.
for the sake of example.
Origin
< Latin exemplī causā
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  • The main components of ec are timing, signals, cueing, and intuition.
  • In particular, legislation should not be discriminatory under the ec treaty.
British Dictionary definitions for ec

ec

abbreviation
1.
Ecuador

EC

abbreviation
1.
European Community (now subsumed within the European Union)
2.
(in London postal code) East Central
3.
Ecuador (international car registration)

ec-

combining form
1.
out from; away from: ecbolic, eccentric, ecdysis
Word Origin
from Greek ek (before a vowel ex) out of, away from; see ex-1
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Word Origin and History for ec

ec-

typical form in English of Latin ex-, Greek ex-, ek- before consonants. See ex-.

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ec in Medicine

ec- pref.
Out; outside of: eclabium.

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ec in Technology

networking
The country code for Ecuador.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for ec

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EC

  1. Ecuador (international vehicle ID)
  2. effective concentration
  3. European Community
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