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PC PC noun [countable]
1. COMPUTING personal computer; a small computer that can be used by one person, or connected to a network:

• IBM compatible PCs

• Although US companies dominate the world PC business, they have less than 10% of the Japanese market.

2. also pc written abbreviation for per:

• The country's overall industrial production fell by 0.3 pc last month.

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PC UK US (also pc) /ˌpiːˈsiː/ noun [C]
IT ABBREVIATION for personal computer: a medium-sized computer that is designed to be used by one person at a time: »

a desktop PC


the PC industry/market


a PC maker/manufacturer/user

Compare DESKTOP COMPUTER(Cf. ↑desktop computer), LAPTOP(Cf. ↑laptop), MICROCOMPUTER(Cf. ↑microcomputer), NOTEBOOK(Cf. ↑notebook)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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