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Definition of cc

 (Entry 1 of 4)

transitive verb

: to send someone a copy of (an email, letter, or memo) cc an email to a coworker also : to send a copy to (someone) He ccd me on his reply.

Definition of cc (Entry 2 of 4)

1 cubic centimeter

2 carbon copy

Definition of Cc (Entry 3 of 4)

Definition of CC (Entry 4 of 4)

1 chief clerk

2 closed-captioned

3 common carrier

4 community college

5 country club

Examples of cc in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb People tend not to like it even when their own colleagues cc their boss on otherwise innocuous emails about projects, interpreting the move (often accurately) as indicative of a lack of trust. Sarah Todd, Quartz at Work, 27 Aug. 2019 Please email support for Senate Bill 131 to Sen. Stevens and cc your own senator and representative to show your support. Anchorage Daily News, 18 Jan. 2018 Their engines range from 120 cc to 160 cc, depending on the divisions (there are nine in Thompson). Denise Coffey, Courant Community, 1 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of cc


1983, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cc


from CC (carbon copy)

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“Cc.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cc. Accessed 1 Sep. 2021.

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Medical Definition of cc

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Medical Definition of CC (Entry 2 of 2)

1 chief complaint

2 commission certified

3 critical condition

4 current complaint

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