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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ey-bee-seez]
    • /ˈeɪˌbiˈsiz/
    • /ˌeɪ·biˈsiz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-bee-seez]
    • /ˈeɪˌbiˈsiz/

Definitions of abc's word

  • noun plural abc's The ABC's of a subject or activity are the parts of it that you have to learn first because they are the most important and basic. 3
  • noun plural abc's Children who have learned their ABC's have learned to recognize, write, or say the alphabet. 3
  • noun abc's Also, ABC. the alphabet. 1
  • noun abc's the basic skills of spelling, reading, and writing: learning the ABC's in the early grades of school. 1
  • noun abc's Also, ABC. the basic or elementary facts, principles, etc., of a subject: the ABC's of electricity. 1
  • noun plural abc's ABC's (defs 1, 3). 1

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abc's popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

Synonyms for abc's

noun abc's

  • case — A particular case is a particular situation or incident, especially one that you are using as an individual example or instance of something.
  • specific — having a special application, bearing, or reference; specifying, explicit, or definite: to state one's specific purpose.
  • article — An article is a piece of writing that is published in a newspaper or magazine.
  • fact — Fully Automated Compiling Technique
  • circumstance — The circumstances of a particular situation are the conditions which affect what happens.

Antonyms for abc's

noun abc's

  • generality — an indefinite, unspecific, or undetailed statement: to speak in generalities about human rights.

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