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C, c

noun uk   us   /siː/ (plural Cs, C's or c's)

C, c noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the third letter of the English alphabet

C, c noun (MUSIC)

[C or U] a note in Western music: This song is in (the key of) C.

C, c noun (MARK)

[C or U] a mark in an exam or for a piece of work that shows that your work is average: Rachel got (a) C for her French exam.

C, c noun (NUMBER)

[C] (also c) the sign used in the Roman system for the number 100

C, c noun (TEMPERATURE)

[after noun] abbreviation for Celsius : The temperature today reached 25°C.

C, c noun (COMPUTER LANGUAGE)

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