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noun [countable/uncountable]     c pronunciation in British English
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or C     C pronunciation in British English

  1. 1
    the third letter of the English alphabet. C is a consonant.
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  2. 2


    music the first note in the musical scale of C major
  3. 3


    a mark that a teacher gives to a student’s work to show that it is average

    I got a C in my French exam.

  4. 4


    the Roman numeral for 100
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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