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tec

[tek] /tɛk/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin
by aphesis and shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for tec

tec

/tɛk/
noun
1.
(informal) short for detective

TEC

/tɛk/
noun acronym (in Britain)
1.
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Word Origin and History for tec
n.

1879 as short for detective; 1934 as short for detective story.

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Slang definitions & phrases for tec

tec

noun
  1. A detective; dick (1879+)
  2. A detective story (1934+)

[a shortening of detective]


TEC

sentence

Transfer to Eternal Care (1980s+ Medical)


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Related Abbreviations for tec

tec

detective
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