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See also: cc, cC, .cc, c/c, C&C, СС, CC., and -cc




  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
    Synonym: CCK (alpha-3)
  2. (finance) Long-term bond credit rating by Fitch Ratings, indicating that a bond is low grade with extremely high risk of default.


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CC (countable and uncountable, plural CCs)

  1. Initialism of carbon copy.
    Alternative form: cc
  2. Initialism of cricket club.
  3. Initialism of cycling club.
  4. Initialism of Circuit Court.
  5. Initialism of community college.
  6. Initialism of credit card.
  7. Initialism of courtesy copy.
    Alternative form: cc
  8. Initialism of cryptocurrency.
  9. (cosmology) Initialism of cosmological constant.
  10. (knitting) Initialism of contrasting colour.
    • 2011, Barb Brown, Knitting Knee-Highs: Sock Styles from Classic to Contemporary, page 55:
      Change to larger needles and knit 1 rnd in CC, inc 3 (4, 5) sts evenly []
  11. (SI) Initialism of cubic centimetre.
  12. (television) Initialism of closed caption.
    Alternative form: cc
  13. (weather) Initialism of cirrocumulus.
  14. (music, MIDI) Initialism of control change.
  15. (medicine) Initialism of chief complaint.
  16. (medicine) Initialism of cervical cancer.
  17. companion of the Order of Canada
  18. Initialism of City College.
  19. Initialism of community college. (especially when abbreviating college's names)
    • 2010, Peggy Whitley, Susan Williams Goodwin, Catherine Olson, 99 Jumpstarts to Research: Topic Guides for Finding Information on Current Issues, ABC-CLIO, →ISBN:
      Community Colleges [] Four-year schools are losing ground to CCs.
    • 2021 January 11, Meryl Siegal, Elizabeth Gilliland, Empowering the Community College First-Year Composition Teacher: Pedagogies and Policies, University of Michigan Press, →ISBN, page 182:
      [] is transforming on a global scale, and U.S. community colleges (CCs) are an important part of that transformation.
  20. (military) Abbreviation of cruiser, a type of warship.
  21. (military) Initialism of company commander.
    • 2013, David Banagis, Twenty-Three Days at Sea: A Sailor's Story, Bloomington, IN: Abbott Press, →ISBN, page 9:
      At the helm of Company Eleven was Chief Quartermaster Pritchard. Officially he was known as the Company Commander (CC) and had been assigned to Camp Moffett for the purpose of being our CC. [] Successful CC's often had their detractors in the form ofjealous and less successful CC's.
  22. (video games) Initialism of crowd control.
  23. Initialism of constructive criticism.
    This is my attempt at brightening a photo, CC welcome.
    • 2017 September 19, Herman de Mönnink, The Social Workers' Toolbox: Sustainable Multimethod Social Work, Routledge, →ISBN:
      Constructive criticism (CC) consists of four steps that can be practiced: 1 Facts: what happened when? (Example: you did not look at me when we just discussed something); 2 Experience: what irritates me about it?
  24. Initialism of cross country.
  25. (US Navy, historical) the US Navy hull classification symbol for a battlecruiser; the only such ships authorized by Congress were of the Lexington-class, which were cancelled under the 1922 Washington Naval Treaty with two being converted to aircraft carriers.

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CC (third-person singular simple present CCs, present participle CCing, simple past and past participle CCed)

  1. (Internet, transitive) Initialism of carbon copy.
    Alternative form: cc
    Please email the file to me and CC it to my manager.
    Please email me a summary and CC my manager too.


CC (not comparable)

  1. (fasteners) Initialism of cement-coated.
  2. (psychology, social work) Initialism of client-centered.
    • 2017 September 19, Herman de Mönnink, The Social Workers' Toolbox: Sustainable Multimethod Social Work, Routledge, →ISBN:
      EFT was found to be more effective in reducing interpersonal problems than either Client-Centered (CC) or Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), in promoting more change in symptoms than the CC treatment, and []

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (law) Initialism of Creative Commons.



From the initialism of English college couple, later also expanded to English company couple.


Revised Romanization?ssissi
Revised Romanization (translit.)?ssi'ssi
Yale Romanization?ssi.ssi


CC (ssissi)

  1. (colloquial) a romantic relationship between students of the same school or university
  2. (colloquial, less common) a romantic relationship between workplace colleagues




CC m (plural CCs)

  1. Initialism of cartão de cidadão.
  2. (Brazil, informal) BO; body odour