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English definition of “ABCs”

ABCs

plural noun    /ˌeɪ·biˈsiz/ infml
the alphabet The ABCs of something is basic information about it: I need a book that covers the ABCs of gardening.
(Definition of ABCs plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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