DC

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See also: dc, Dc, dC, D&C, D.C., and d.C.

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DC

  1. (geography) Initialism of District of Columbia., a federal district of the United States of America.
  2. (geography) Initialism of Dubai City., to distinguish it from Dubai Emirate.
  3. Initialism of Dreamcast.
  4. Initialism of Dictionary of Canadianisms on Historical Principles; DCHP.

Noun[edit]

DC (countable and uncountable, plural DCs)

  1. (law) district court
  2. (electrical) direct current
  3. (degree) doctor of chiropractic
  4. (banking) debit card
  5. (law enforcement) detective constable, a police rank used in Commonwealth countries
  6. (Britain, pensions) Initialism of defined contributions.
  7. (computing, Microsoft Windows) Initialism of device context.

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DC

  1. (music) Initialism of da capo.
  2. (dance) Initialism of diagonally to the center.

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DC (not comparable)

  1. (video coding) Initialism of direct coded.

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  • (electrical): AC

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Italian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

DC f

  1. Initialism of Democrazia Cristiana (Christian Democracy)

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Adverb[edit]

DC (not comparable)

  1. AD (after the birth of Christ)