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English definition of “ABC”

ABC

noun uk   /ˌeɪ.biːˈsiː/ us  

ABC noun (ALPHABET)

[S] (US usually ABCs [plural]) the alphabet: He's learning his ABC at school. [S] (US usually ABCs [plural]) basic information about a subject: What I need is a book that contains the ABC of carpentry.

ABC noun (TV)

abbreviation for American Broadcasting Company: an organization that broadcasts on television in the US the ABC abbreviation for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation: an organization that broadcasts on radio and television in Australia and is paid for by the government
(Definition of ABC from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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