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"QC" in British English

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QCnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkjuːˈsiː/ us /ˌkjuːˈsiː/

abbreviation for Queen's Counsel: a British lawyer of high rank:

A QC is a senior barrister.
Charles Gordon, QC
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(Definition of “QC” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"QC" in Business English

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QCnoun

uk /ˌkjuːˈsiː/ us plural QCs

[ U ] PRODUCTION abbreviation for quality control

[ C ] LAW abbreviation for Queen's Counsel: a British lawyer with a high position, who can argue cases in higher law courts:

Helena Kennedy QC
an eminent QC

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

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