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ABC

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rudiment, first rudiment, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCsnoun

    the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)

    "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"

Wiktionary

  1. ABCnoun

    The alphabet.

    Do you know your ABCs?

    Etymology: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

  2. ABCnoun

    A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.

    Etymology: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

  3. ABCnoun

    The rudiments of any subject.

    the ABC of finance

    Etymology: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

  4. ABCnoun

    A type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.

    Etymology: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

  5. ABCnoun

    A British alphabetized guidebook for trains and their stations.

    Etymology: The first three letters of the Latin alphabet, standing for the whole alphabet

Freebase

  1. ABC

    ABC are an English New Romantic band that charted ten UK and five US Top 40 singles between 1981 and 1990. The band continues to tour and released a new album, Traffic, in 2008.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Abc

    Abcee, ā-bē-sē′, n. the alphabet from its first letters: a first reading-book (obs.), hence fig. the first rudiments of anything.—ABC book (Shak.), a book to teach the a, b, c, or alphabet.

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Anagrams for ABC »

  1. BCA, B. C. A.

  2. cab, CAB

  3. CBA

  4. bac, BAC

  5. B. C. A.

  6. BCA

  7. CAB

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ABC in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ABC in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of ABC in a Sentence

  1. Chris Cuomo:

    Do you know how many f----- phone calls I've gotten from people at ABC who say that reporters are calling and lying about things they heard about me totry to get stories about me when I was at ABC? Guys calling and saying, 'I heard he's the Charlie Rose of ABC, used to invite women to the hotel and open uphis bathrobe.' Do I look like the kind of f----- guy who's gotta do that? sure. Why not?

  2. IrfanAhmadMalla:

    ABC is that old ability,breaks and courage.

  3. Los Angeles-based TV producer:

    Re-branding can be incredibly difficult, los Angeles-based took ABC Family years to lose that moniker, even long after they had switched focus in programming.

  4. Mick Mulroy:

    The State Department's 'maximum pressure' campaign has not pressured Iran toward diplomacy and a new agreement. It has pressured them toward an increase in malign activity in the region and toward the development of a nuclear weapon, said Mick Mulroy, Trump's former top Pentagon official for the Middle East and a retired CIA officer who's now an ABC News contributor.

  5. Kim Naulty:

    It’s just U.S. currency, Kim Naulty told ABC News affiliate WSET in Lynchburg. I ’m allowed to use it. It’s not Illegal. I ’m not doing anything wrong.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. sesquipedalian
    • B. ostensive
    • C. commensal
    • D. motile

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