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ABC

 (ā′bē-sē′)
n. often ABCs
1. The alphabet: learned her ABCs when she was three years old.
2. The rudiments of reading and writing.
3. The rudiments of a subject: taught the ABCs of geometry.

ABC

n
1. (plural in US) the rudiments of a subject
2. an alphabetical guide to a subject
3. (often plural in US) the alphabet

ABC

abbreviation for
1. (Military) (formerly, of weapons or warfare) atomic, biological, and chemical
2. (Broadcasting) Australian Broadcasting Corporation
3. (Broadcasting) American Broadcasting Company
4. (Marketing) Audit Bureau of Circulation
5. (Peoples) Austral Australian-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in Australia
6. (Peoples) US American-born Chinese: a person with Chinese parents, born and raised in the US
7. (Law) Brit acceptable behaviour contract: a voluntary written agreement between someone who has been involved in anti-social behaviour and a local agency such as a housing association, council, or police

ABC

1. Advance Booking Charter.
2. Alcoholic Beverage Control.
3. American Broadcasting Companies (a television network).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ABC - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)ABC - the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural); "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"
basic principle, fundamental principle, fundamentals, basics, bedrock - principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics"
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

ABC

noun
2. alphabet, letters By this age children should be able to count to ten and recite their ABC.
Translations
ألأَبْجَدِيَهالأُسُس
abecedazáklady
ABCalfabetbasisviden
frumatriîi, undirstöîuatriîistafrófiî
abėcėlėpagrindai
ābecealfabētspamati
abeceda
alfabetemel bilgi

ABC

[ˈeɪbiːˈsiː] N ABBR
1. (= alphabet) → abecé m
it's as easy or simple as ABCes coser y cantar, es facilísimo
the ABC of Politics (as title) → el Abecé de la Política
2. (US) =American Broadcasting Company
3. (Australia) =Australian Broadcasting Commission

ABC

1
n (lit, fig)Abc nt; it’s as easy as ABCdas ist doch kinderleicht

ABC

[ˌeɪbiːˈsiː]
1. n (Am) (also ABC's npl) → abbiccì m inv, alfabeto
as easy as ABC → facile come bere un bicchier d'acqua
2. n abbr =American Broadcasting Company rete televisiva americana

ABC

(eibiːˈsiː) noun
1. the alphabet. The child has not learnt his ABC.
2. the simplest and most basic knowledge. the ABC of engineering.
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Highlights of the premiere issue include: A Guide to the Best Stores in New York, the quintessential store directory that makes shopping as easy as ABC with an alphabetical listing of 1,000 great stores; A Year of Gifts, 100 Best Bets' gift suggestions from renowned shopper Corky Pollan; five full months worth of Sales & Bargains - a month by month shopping odyssey for the bargain hunter from Shyama Patel; fall fashion favorites; maps to eight of the city's hottest shopping meccas to make the going easy; chain and department store locations throughout Manhattan, and choice pit stops for resting and refueling along the way.
18, 1996--Business financing has gotten even easier at Bank of America -- as easy as ABC.