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  1. (international standards) Exceptionally reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for the Canary Islands.

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This is an exceptionally reserved code, included as part of ISO 3166-1 on the request of the World Customs Organization for the purpose of demarcating a part of Spain that is not part of the European Union Customs Union, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO outside of that purpose.

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  • (file)

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  1. (astronomy) Initialism of Index Catalogue (part of the NGC survey of J.L.E. Dreyer’s update to the Herschel General Catalogue).
  2. (medicine) Initialism of interstitial cystitis (a type of chronic pain that affects the urinary bladder).

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IC (countable and uncountable, plural ICs)

  1. Initialism of independent contractor.
  2. Initialism of irreducible complexity.
  3. (chemistry) Initialism of intercalation compound.
  4. (chemistry) Initialism of ion chromatography.
  5. (electronics) Initialism of integrated circuit.
  6. (medicine, uncountable) Initialism of intensive care.
  7. (immunology) Initialism of immune complex.
  8. Initialism of identity card.
  9. Initialism of individual contributor.
  10. (slang) Short for incel.
  11. Initialism of intermittent catheterization.

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IC (not comparable)

  1. Pseudo-acronym of icy.
  2. Initialism of in charge.
  3. (roleplaying games, fandom slang) Initialism of in character.
    Antonyms: OC, OOC
  4. Initialism of intracloud.

Phrase edit


  1. Pseudo-acronym of I see.

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Chinese edit

Etymology edit

Initialism of in charge.

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Noun edit


  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) person in charge; manager; supervisor
    • 2019 March 16, “【醫護逃亡】護士、專職醫療流失率創8年新高 每16名護士1人離職”, in 香港01[1]:
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
    • 2019 June 27, “民間自發集會急救站 醫者仁心”, in 香港經濟日報[2]:
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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Japanese edit

Etymology edit

From English interchange.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ĩnta̠ːt͡ɕẽ̞ɲ̟d͡ʑi]

Noun edit

IC(インターチェンジ) (intāchenji

  1. Abbreviation of インターチェンジ (intāchenji, interchange).