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ec-

combining form
out from; away from: ecbolic; eccentric; ecdysis.
[from Greek ek (before a vowel ex) out of, away from; see ex-1]
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ec-

var. of ex- 3 before a consonant: eccentric.

EC

European Community.
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References in classic literature ?
He also grew bold and reaching out his hand stroked the face of the woman on the floor so that she was ec- statically happy.
These are trifling instances, though it's to no commander's advantage to be suspected of ludicrous ec- centricities.