c.

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In English law, in the sense of "chapter", a preservation of Latin capitulum or caput (head; heading, chapter).

Adverb[edit]

c. (not comparable)

  1. circa.
    The document was written in the Middle Ages, c. 1250.

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. (chiefly law) Chapter.
    • 1885, "Pound" in the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. XIX, p. 648:
      By the statute 1 and 2 Phil. and Mary c. 12 (1554), no distress of cattle can be driven out of the hundred where taken unless to a pound within 3 miles of the place of seizure. Where cattle are impounded the impounder is bound to supply them with sufficient food and water (12 and 13 Vict. c. 92, and 17 and 18 Vict. c. 60)...
  2. City.
  3. (informal) cancer.
  4. Cent(s).

French[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of comme.

References[edit]

Noun[edit]

c. f (plural c.)

  1. Abbreviation of collection.

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

  1. Abbreviations of Latin terms:
    1. caput and capitulum (§; chapter, section)
      1655, Appendix, c. 2, S. 12–29 (eigene Paginierung)
      1655, appendix, § 2, pp. 12–29 (own pagination)
    2. causa (in "e. c.")
    3. circa
    4. cito
    5. cum

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Hungarian[edit]

Noun[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cím.

Adjective[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of című.
  2. Abbreviation of címzetes.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

  1. caput, capitulum
  2. circa
  3. cum

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cysło (number).

Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

c.

  1. (abbreviation) c. (circa)

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