Meaning of “cf.” in the English Dictionary

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"cf." in British English

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cf.

uk /siːˈef/ us /siːˈef/ formal

CFnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌsiːˈef/ us /ˌsiːˈef/ specialized

(Definition of “cf.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cf." in Business English

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cf.

also cf uk us

written abbreviation for compare: used for referring to another written statement, document, or book:

Further amendments have been incorporated into the proposal (cf. Bartt & Sons p17).

(Definition of “cf.” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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