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  1. (Christianity) Initialism of Protestant Reformed Church.
  2. (Britain) Initialism of Pesticide Residues Committee.
  3. (politics) Initialism of People’s Republic of China.
  4. (politics) Initialism of People’s Republic of the Congo.
  5. (computer science) Initialism of Palm Resource Code (the file format for Palm OS applications.)



PRC (countable and uncountable, plural PRCs)

  1. Initialism of planning review committee.
  2. Initialism of protocol Review Committee.
  3. (education) Initialism of Preschool Referral Committee.
  4. (economics) Initialism of Private Commercial Organisation.
  5. (communication) Initialism of personal radio communications (e.g. the PRC-77 portable secure FM radio set.)
  6. (government) Initialism of Police Record Check.
  7. (Singapore, sometimes derogatory) A person from the People's Republic of China, especially in contrast to native-born Singaporean Chinese.
    • 2014 May 1, Helier Cheung, “'No Indians No PRCs': Singapore's rental discrimination problem”, in BBC[1]:
      "It doesn't matter," she said. "They may still think you're a PRC who obtained a British passport."