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Meaning of "dec." in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEC.

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WHAT DOES DEC. MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dec.

December

December is the twelfth and last month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It is one of seven months with the length of 31 days. December is the first month of meteorological winter in the Northern Hemisphere. In the Southern Hemisphere, December is the seasonal equivalent to June in the Northern hemisphere, which is the first month of summer. December is the month with the shortest daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and the longest daylight hours of the year in the Southern Hemisphere. December starts on the same day of the week as September every year and ends on the same day of the week as April every year. In common years, April and July of the previous year start on the same day of the week as December of the current year as a common year and January and October of the previous year start on the same day of the week as December of the current year as a leap year. July of the previous year ends on the same day of the week as December of the current year as a common year and January, February, and October of the previous year end on the same day of the week as December of the current year as a leap year.

Definition of dec. in the English dictionary

The definition of dec. in the dictionary is deceased. Other definition of dec. is decrescendo.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DEC.

decachord
decad
decadal
decade
decadence
decadency
decadent
decadently
decaf
decaff
decaffeinate
decaffeinated
decagon
decagonal
decagonally
decagram
decagramme
decagynian
decagynous

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEC.

a.c.
acc.
c.
cc.
c.c.c.
doc.
etc.
exec.
fec.
Hon. Sec.
inc.
Mac.
Mic.
misc.
Pac.
sc.
sec.
Soc.
spec.
u.c.

Synonyms and antonyms of dec. in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dec.» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEC.

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Translator English - Chinese

十二月
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

diciembre
570 millions of speakers

English

dec.
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दिसम्बर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ديسمبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Декабрь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dezembro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডিসেম্বর।
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décembre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dec.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dezember
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

12月
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

12월
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dek.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Tháng mười hai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிச.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दहा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aralık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Dicembre
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

grudnia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Грудень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

decembrie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Δεκέμβριος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Desember
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

december
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

desember
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dec.

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEC.»

The term «dec.» is very widely used and occupies the 1.501 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dec.

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEC.»

Discover the use of dec. in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dec. and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Tenth of December: Stories
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The New York Times Magazine • NPR • Entertainment Weekly • New York ...
George Saunders, 2013
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Tenth of December
WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 George Saunders s most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of ...
George Saunders, 2013
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Tenth of December
WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 George Saunders's most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of ...
George Saunders, 2014
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DEC is dead, long live DEC
In a study of Digital Equipment Corporation, the author chronicles the four-decade arc of one of the most important companies of the computer age, revealing how the company rose to prominance and then collapsed.
Paul J, Edgar H, Peter S, 2003
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Dec Is Dead, Long Live Dec: The Lasting Legacy of Digital ...
DEC Is Dead, Long Live DEC tells the 40-year story of the creation, demise, and enduring legacy of one of the pioneering companies of the computer age.
Edgar H. Schein, 2010
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LIFE
LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet.
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Popular Mechanics
Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
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8-Dec-41: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor
Bartsch details personal experiences and presents the political and strategic aspects of American and Japanese planning for a war in the Pacific.
William H. Bartsch, 2012
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Billboard
In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform.
10
SPIN
From the concert stage to the dressing room, from the recording studio to the digital realm, SPIN surveys the modern musical landscape and the culture around it with authoritative reporting, provocative interviews, and a discerning critical ...

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dec. [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dec-1>. Nov 2020 ».
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