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BC

adverb uk   /ˌbiːˈsiː/ us  
abbreviation for Before Christ: used in the Christian calendar when referring to a year before Jesus Christ was born: The Battle of Actium took place in 31 BC.
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in Korean 기원전…
in Arabic قَبْلَ الميلاد…
in French avant J.-C.…
in Turkish milattan önce…
in Italian AC (avanti Cristo)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西元前…
in Russian до н. э. (нашей эры)…
in Polish p.n.e. (= = przed naszą erą)…
in Spanish a.C., antes de Cristo…
in Portuguese a.C. (antes de Cristo)…
in German vor Christi Geburt…
in Catalan abans de Crist, aC…
in Japanese (西暦)紀元前(Before Christ の略)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公元前…
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