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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
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    • /si/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [see]
    • /si/

Definitions of c word

  • variable noun c C is the third letter of the English alphabet. 3
  • variable noun c In music, C is the first note in the scale of C major. 3
  • variable noun c If you get a C as a mark for a piece of work or in an exam, your work is average. 3
  • noun c c. is written in front of a date or number to indicate that it is approximate. c. is an abbreviation for 'circa'. 3
  • noun c C or c is used as an abbreviation for words beginning with c, such as 'copyright' or 'Celsius'. 3
  • noun c the third letter and second consonant of the modern English alphabet 3

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Parts of speech for C


c popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

c usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for c

noun c

  • tumor — a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
  • corruption — Corruption is dishonesty and illegal behaviour by people in positions of authority or power.
  • malignancy — the quality or condition of being malignant.
  • disease — a disordered or incorrectly functioning organ, part, structure, or system of the body resulting from the effect of genetic or developmental errors, infection, poisons, nutritional deficiency or imbalance, toxicity, or unfavorable environmental factors; illness; sickness; ailment.
  • sickness — a particular disease or malady.

Antonyms for c

noun c

  • health — the general condition of the body or mind with reference to soundness and vigor: good health; poor health.
  • benignity — the quality of being benign; favourable attitude
  • wholesome — conducive to moral or general well-being; salutary; beneficial: wholesome recreation; wholesome environment.
  • disc — any thin, flat, circular plate or object.
  • irc — Internet Relay Chat

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