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Abc vs Julie - What's the difference?

abc | julie |

As a noun abc

is abc.

As a proper noun julie is

popular in the latter half of the twentieth century.



Alternative forms

* (noun) absey


(Initialism) (head)
  • ABC (B), a Belgian car market.
  • .
  • African Basketball Confederation.
  • (emergency medicine) Airway, breathing, and circulation.
  • Alcoholic beverage control.
  • (aviation) (Advance Booking Charter)
  • already been chewed, as in chewing gum.
  • American Book Center.
  • .
  • .
  • (medical) Antigen binding capacity.
  • anything but Chardonnay: a backlash against Chardonnay wine, seen as ubiquitous.
  • (Japan) Asahi Broadcasting Corporation.
  • Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad.
  • atomic, biological, and chemical.
  • Aural brevity code.
  • Australian-born Chinese.
  • (obsolete) Australian Broadcasting Commission. .
  • (obsolete) .
  • .
  • (geography) Santo André, São Bernardo do Campo and São Caetano do Sul, satellite cities around the city of São Paulo that form the most important industrial area in Brazil.
  • See also

    * ABC Islands * NBC * (American-born Chinese) CBC * (American Broadcasting Company) NBC, CBS, PBS, NPR


    (en noun)
  • (US, usually, plural only, uncountable) The alphabet.
  • Do you know your ABC s?
  • (obsolete, poetry) A type of poem in which the lines start with the letters of the alphabet in order.
  • (obsolete) A primer for teaching the Latin alphabet and first elements of reading.
  • The fundamentals of any subject.
  • the ABC of finance
  • (UK, rail transport) A British alphabetized guidebook for trains and their stations.
  • Synonyms

    * (alphabet) absey * (rudiments) basics, fundamentals

    Derived terms

    * ABC book

    See also

    Naming an alphabet after the initial letters is common; compare: * bopomofo * futhark * futhorc


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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • . Popular in the latter half of the twentieth century.
  • * 1813 , Tracy , Poems by George Crabbe, Adolphus William Ward,The University Press 1907, page 455:
  • The first-born Child had every dawning Grace / And promis'd Beauty in her form and face. / "We'll call her Julie' if you please, my dear," / The Mother cry'd, "I doat on ' Julie Vere." / "What! no Remembrance of her Aunt! for Shame! / You doat indeed! be Barbara her name!"
  • * 1917 , Cousin Julia , D. Appleton and Company, page 3:
  • "I loathe the name of Julia. Julie , in the French way, is quite pretty, but Julia! - "
    "Call her Cousin Julie then; I've no doubt she'll prefer it. She's nothing if not progressive, I believe."
  • * 2000 Jayne Anne Phillips: Mother Kind : page 156:
  • They were called Jim & Julie , professionally. It seemed such a waste to deal in fantasy, in illusion and pretend, and not christen one's endeavor more suggestively. Kate wondered if their real names were Letitia and Sylvester, or Cleopatra and Mandrake; perhaps they'd gone undercover with white-bread names in quest of posh children's parties and Yankee suitability.