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QC

noun     /ˌkjuːˈsiː/ (plural QCs)
[U] PRODUCTION abbreviation for quality control
[C] LAW abbreviation for Queen's Counsel : a British lawyer with a high position , who can argue cases in higher law courts : Helena Kennedy QC an eminent QC
(Definition of QC noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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