Meaning of “NC-17” in the English Dictionary

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"NC-17" in British English

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NC-17adjective

uk /ˌen.si.sev.ənˈtiːn/ us /ˌen.si.sev.ənˈtiːn/

used officially in the US to refer to a film that is not considered suitable for children under the age of 17 to watch because it contains sex or violence:

This movie is rated NC-17.

(Definition of “NC-17” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"NC-17" in American English

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NC-17adjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈenˌsiˌsev·ənˈtin/

used in the US for movies that no one under the age of 17 will be admitted to see

(Definition of “NC-17” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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