OTC


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OTC

abbr.
1. Officers' Training Corps
2. over-the-counter

OTC

abbreviation for
1. (Military) (in Britain) Officers' Training Corps
2. (Commerce) over-the-counter
3. (Elements & Compounds) oxytetracycline

OTC

1. Also, O.T.C. Officers' Training Corps.
2. over-the-counter.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.otc - (of securities) not traded on a stock exchange; "over-the-counter stocks"
unlisted - not on a list; "an unlisted telephone number"
Translations

OTC

[ˌəʊtiːˈsiː] (=over-the-counter) adj [drug] → sans ordonnance
the first OTC heartburn drug → le premier médicament sans ordonnance pour les brûlures d'estomac

OTC

abbr of over the counter; OTC medicinesrezeptfreie Medikamente pl
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