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Meaning of “CD” in the English Dictionary

"CD" in British English

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CDnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌsiːˈdiː/
(Definition of CD from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"CD" in American English

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CDnoun [C]

abbreviation forcompactdisc (= ​small, ​plasticdisk with a ​metalsurface on which ​information or ​sound is ​recorded): I ​bought a new CD ​player.
(Definition of CD from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"CD" in Business English

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CDnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌsiːˈdiː/
IT abbreviation for compact ​disc: a ​smallplasticdisc on which ​data or music is ​stored: on CD The ​usermanual is on CD.
BANKING, FINANCE abbreviation for certificate of deposit
(Definition of CD from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “CD”
in Korean 시디…
in Arabic قُرْص مَضْغوط, مُدْمَج…
in Malaysian cakera padat…
in French CD, disque compact…
in Russian компакт-диск…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷射唱片,光碟…
in Italian CD…
in Turkish CD, üzerine kayıt yapılabilen küçük disk…
in Polish kompakt…
in Spanish CD, disco compacto…
in Vietnamese đĩa compact…
in Portuguese CD…
in Thai แผ่นซีดี…
in German Compaktdisk…
in Catalan CD…
in Japanese コンパクトディスク、CD…
in Chinese (Simplified) 激光唱片,光盘…
in Indonesian CD…
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