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Cnoun

  • C noun (LETTER)

 us   /si/ [C] (plural C’s, Cs, c’s or cs) (also c) the third ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet
  • C noun (MUSICAL NOTE)

music us   /si/ [C/U] (plural C’s or Cs) in Western ​music, the first ​note in the ​scale (= ​series of ​notes) of C ​major, or a set of ​notesbased on this ​note
  • C noun (MARK)

 us   /si/ [C] (plural C’s or Cs) a ​mark given for an ​exam, a ​course, or a ​piece of ​work which ​shows that ​yourwork is ​average or ​acceptable and not ​particularly good or ​bad: Rachel got a C on her ​Frenchexam.
  • C noun (TEMPERATURE)

 us   /si/ abbreviation forCelsius: The ​temperature today ​reached 25°C.
  • C noun (ELECTRICITY)

chemistry, physics /si/ [C] abbreviation forcoulomb

Cnumber

(also c)  us   /si, ˈhʌn·drəd/
  • C number (NUMBER)

the ​Romannumeral for the ​number 100
(Definition of C from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"c" in Business English

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cnoun

uk   us   MONEY
abbreviation forcent: a ​unit of ​moneyworth 0.01 of the ​mainunit of many ​currenciesincluding the US ​dollar and the ​euro
(Definition of c from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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