Meaning of “VC” in the English Dictionary


"VC" in English

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VCnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌviːˈsiː/ us /ˌviːˈsiː/

abbreviation for Victoria Cross: in the UK, a medal that is the highest honour for courage that can be given to a British soldier, or a soldier who has received this medal:

My grandfather was awarded the VC.

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