Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
1. (before Christ)
a. a. C.
Augustus Caesar rose to power in 27 BC.César Augusto ascendió al poder en 27 a. C.
b. a. de C.
Some archaeologists estimate that people began arriving in North America as early as 15,000 BC.Algunos arqueólogos estiman que empezó a llegar gente a Norteamérica a partir de 15000 a. de C.
c. A. C.
The Roman empire lasted from approximately 500 BC to 500 AD.El Imperio romano duró aproximadamente desde 500 A. C. hasta 500 D. C.
d. antes de Cristo (when spoken)
Part of the Great Wall of China was built during the Qin Dynasty, in the third century BC.Una parte de la Gran Muralla China fue construida durante la dinastía Qin, en el siglo III antes de Cristo.
2. (British Columbia)
a. Columbia Británica
Janice grew up in Vancouver, BC.Janice se crió en Vancouver, Columbia Británica.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. a.C., antes de Cristo
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
Before Christ a. de C.; a.C.; A.C.
(Canada)British Columbia
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
Start Learning
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.