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"cf." in British English

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cf.

uk   us   /siːˈef/ formal
used in writing when you ​want the ​reader to make a ​comparison between the ​subject being ​discussed and something ​else

CFnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsiːˈef/  us   /ˈsiːˈef/ specialized
abbreviation forcardiacfailure: a ​situation in which the ​heartstopsworkingcorrectly or ​stopscompletely
written abbreviation for cystic ​fibrosis
abbreviation for cerebrospinal ​fluid: the ​fluid that ​surrounds the ​brain and ​spinalcord
(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)
Translations of “cf.”
in Chinese (Simplified) 参照,比较…
in Chinese (Traditional) 參照,比較…
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