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DCnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌdiːˈsiː/
  • DC noun [U] (ELECTRICITY)

abbreviation fordirectcurrent: ​electricalcurrent that always ​flows in one ​direction
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  • DC noun [U] (ADDRESS)

abbreviation for the District of Columbia: an ​area of the ​eastern US that has the same ​borders as the US ​capital, Washington, and is not ​part of a US ​state
(Definition of DC from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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DCnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /diːˈsiː/ COMMERCE
abbreviation for documentary credit
(Definition of DC from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 电, 直流电…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電, 直流電…
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