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PAC

abbr.
1. political action committee
2. premature atrial contraction

pac

also pack  (păk)
n.
1. A moccasin or soft shoe worn inside a boot.
2. A shoepac.

[Short for shoepac, alteration (influenced by shoe) of pidgin Delaware seppock, shoe, from Unami Delaware chípahko, shoes.]

PAC

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Pan-Africanist Congress

pac

(pæk)

n.
1. a soft, heelless shoe worn as a liner inside an overshoe.
[1870–75, Amer.; extracted from shoepac]

PAC

(pæk)

n., pl. PAC's, PACs.
political action committee.

Pac.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PAC - committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidatesPAC - committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
Translations

PAC

abbr premature atrial contraction. V. contraction.
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But while NRO operations are no doubt concealed from many members of Congress, huge PAC contributions from leading NRO contractors such as Martin Marietta, TRW, and Rock, well have assured that the agency's congressional overseers simply rubber-stamp its projects.
And unlike Majority Leader Richard Gephardt, the leading House recipient of PAC contributions ($650,000 during 1989-90), Foley does not loudly proclaim his commitment to reform and then quietly soak the PACs.
Table 46: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for PACS by Geographic Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Scandinavia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93
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