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a variant of Mac-
Usage: For names beginning with this prefix, see under Mac-
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1. Marine Corps.
2. master of ceremonies.
3. Medical Corps.
4. Member of Congress.
var. of Mac-.
a combining form, used esp. to form nonce words, with the meaning “generic; homogenized”: McSchools that offer no individual attention; reading McNews instead of a serious newspaper.
[<Mc(Donald's), chain of fast-food restaurants]
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