cad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"cad" in British English

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cadnoun [C]

uk   us   /kæd/ old-fashioned
a man who ​behavesbadly or ​dishonestly, ​especially to women: He's a cad and a ​bounder - I'm not in the least ​surprised he ​let you down.

CADnoun [U]

uk   us   /kæd/

cad noun [U] (COMPUTER DESIGN)

abbreviation forcomputeraideddesign: the use of ​computers to ​designobjects

cad noun [U] (HEART DISEASE)

specialized medical (also CHD) abbreviation for ​coronaryarterydisease: a ​condition in which ​arteries in the ​heart that ​supplyblood to the ​heartmuscles, ​becomeblocked
(Definition of cad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"CAD" in Business English

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CADnoun [U]

uk   us   /kæd/
IT abbreviation forcomputer-aideddesign; computer-assisted ​design: the use of ​computers to ​helpdesignproducts: CAD ​software/​technology An ​officeworker is now using a CAD ​system to ​plotproductionprocessflow, a ​job previously ​reserved only for ​engineers.
COMMERCE, BANKING abbreviation for cash against documents
(Definition of CAD from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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