CBE

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

CBE ‎(not comparable)

  1. can't be everywhere
    • 1980 March 10, Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn in, “Economy Drive”, in Yes Minister:
      'CBE, Minister,' he replied, unhappily. I wasn't sure what he meant. Could I have been awarded the CBE.? – or could he? He explained. "Can't Be Everywhere'.
    • 2015 July 2, Ephraim Hardcastle, The Daily Mail:
      My source says: ‘The answer was “CBE” – palace-speak for “Can’t be everywhere.”’

Proper noun[edit]

CBE

  1. Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Noun[edit]

CBE

  1. Component Boolean Expression
  2. Calculated Best Estimate
  3. Command Budget Estimate
  4. Common Base Event

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