PC

[[t]pi͟ː si͟ː[/t]]
PCs
1) N-COUNT; N-TITLE In Britain, a PC is a male police officer of the lowest rank. PC is an abbreviation for `police constable'.

The PCs took her to the local station...

PC Keith Gate helped arrest the men.

2) N-COUNT A PC is a computer that is used by one person at a time in a business, a school, or at home. PC is an abbreviation for `personal computer'.

The price of a PC has fallen by an average of 25% a year since 1982...

Drawing offices may use PCs for computer-aided design.

3) ADJ-GRADED If you say that someone is PC, you mean that they are extremely careful not to offend or upset any group of people in society who have a disadvantage. PC is an abbreviation for `politically correct'.

English dictionary. 2008.


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