- PCs1) 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.