EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

AdverbEdit

c. (not comparable)

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

NounEdit

c.

  1. (chiefly law) Abbreviation of chapter(s).
    • 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. Abbreviation of city.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (informal) Abbreviation of cancer.
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. Abbreviation of cent(s).
  5. Abbreviation of century.
    17th c.
  6. Abbreviation of cell phone.

FrenchEdit

ConjunctionEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of comme.

ReferencesEdit

NounEdit

c. f (plural c.)

  1. Abbreviation of collection.

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin abbreviations

PrepositionEdit

c.

  1. circa
  2. cum

PrepositionEdit

c.

  1. causa (in "e. c.")

VerbEdit

c.

  1. cito

NounEdit

c.

    1. caput and capitulum (§; chapter, section)
      1655, Appendix, c. 2, S. 12–29 (eigene Paginierung)
      1655, appendix, § 2, pp. 12–29 (own pagination)

SynonymsEdit


HungarianEdit

NounEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cím.

AdjectiveEdit

c.

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

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of caput.
  2. Abbreviation of capitulum.

AdverbEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of circa.

PrepositionEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of circa.
  2. Abbreviation of cum.

Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

c.

  1. Abbreviation of cysło (number).

PortugueseEdit

AdverbEdit

c.

  1. (abbreviation) c. (circa)
    Synonyms: c., ca., ca, cca., aproximadamente, por volta de, em torno de, perto de, mais ou menos