tic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tic" in British English

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ticnoun [C]

uk   us   /tɪk/
a ​sudden and ​uncontrolledsmallmovement, ​especially of the ​face, ​especially because of a ​nervousillness
(Definition of tic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tic" in American English

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ticnoun [C]

 us   /tɪk/
a ​sudden, ​small, ​uncontrollablemovement, esp. of the ​face: He ​developed a tic when he was ​nervous.
(Definition of tic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"TIC" in Business English

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TICnoun [S]

uk   us   FINANCE
abbreviation for true interest cost
(Definition of TIC from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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