U.S. Government.
Securities and Exchange Commission: a board, consisting of five members, charged with regulating the public offer and sale of securities.
Also, S.E.C.
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sec1 (sɛk)
1.  (of wines) dry
2.  (of champagne) of medium sweetness
[C19: from French, from Latin siccus]

sec2 (sɛk)
informal short for second : wait a sec

sec3 (sɛk)
abbreviation for

abbreviation for
Securities and Exchange Commission

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Abbreviation of secant
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sec definition

  1. n.
    a second; an instant. (See also tick.) : I'll be with you in a sec. Keep your pants on!
  2. n.
    and secs. a Seconal barbiturate capsule. (Drugs.) : I started taking sec in the hospital and just couldn't stop.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
  1. secant

  2. second

  3. secretary

  1. Securities and Exchange Commission

  2. security deposit

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