C, c Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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C, cnoun

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

C, c noun (LETTER)

[C or U] the third ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet

C, c noun (MUSIC)

[C or U] a ​note in ​Westernmusic: 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 ​yourwork is ​average: Rachel got (a) C for her ​Frenchexam.

C, c noun (NUMBER)

[C] (also c) the ​sign used in the ​Romansystem for the ​number 100


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


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