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"ABC" in British English

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ABCnoun

uk   us   /ˌeɪ.biːˈsiː/
  • ABC noun (ALPHABET)

[S] UK (US ABCs [plural]) the ​alphabet: He's ​learning his ABC at ​school. [S] UK (US ABCs [plural]) basicinformation about a ​subject: What I need is a ​book that ​contains the ABC ofcarpentry.
  • ABC noun (TV)

abbreviation for American Broadcasting Company: an ​organization that ​broadcasts on ​television in the USthe 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ABC" in Business English

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ABCnoun

uk   us   MARKETING
abbreviation for the Audit Bureau of Circulations
(Definition of ABC from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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