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NIC

[nik] /nɪk/
noun
1.
a newly industrialized/industrializing country:
the rise of NICs such as Korea and India.
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  • NIC obeyed, feeling mentally lower now, for he seemed to be the servant instead of the other.

    First in the Field George Manville Fenn
  • And summing all up, found due upon the balance by John Bull to NIC.

    The History of John Bull John Arbuthnot
  • NIC sank back and watched the brave fellow as he swam away more vigorously than ever.

    Nic Revel George Manville Fenn
  • I hope John Bull is no more confined to singularity than NIC.

    The History of John Bull John Arbuthnot
  • Then a change came, and NIC lay thinking a little more clearly.

    Nic Revel George Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for NIC

NIC

abbreviation
1.
newly industrialized country
2.
Nicaragua (international car registration)
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NIC in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for NIC

NIC

1.
National Ice Center
2.
National Institute of Corrections
3.
network interface card
4.
newly industrializing country
5.
Nicaragua (international vehicle ID)
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