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CDC

abbr.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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CDC

abbreviation for
1. (in the US) Center for Disease Control
2. Commonwealth Development Corporation
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CDC

Centers for Disease Control.
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Noun1.CDC - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
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Translations

CDC

[ˌsiːdiːˈsiː] n abbr (US) (=center for disease control)CD drive n (in computer)lecteur m de CD
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CDC

V. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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References in periodicals archive ?
CDC, formerly known as the Commonwealth Development Corporation, is the world's oldest DFI.
The group of companies to buy stakes in the Indian company include the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), US-based International Finance Corporation (IFC), which is part of the World Bank group, and the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC), controlled by the British government.
Buyer: Creation Investments Capital Management, German Investment Development Corporation , Commonwealth Development Corporation, International Finance Corporation, Netherlands Development Finance Company
He left in 1998 to join the venture capital fund division of the Commonwealth Development Corporation, where he worked in the central fund management team in London and on funds in Accra, Ghana and Port of Spain in Trinidad & Tobago.
There are motorways worth pounds 100 billion; forests estimated at pounds 250 million and the Commonwealth Development Corporation, which would fetch pounds 2.7 billion.
Not because of the rich food, but because CDC stands for the Commonwealth Development Corporation, a Government-funded antipoverty quango.
But he was plunged into a row over waste after it was revealed managers at the Commonwealth Development Corporation dined at some of London's finest restaurants - and put the bills on expenses.
Commonwealth Development Corporation's 60th anniversary, opened by Tom Clarke (Lab Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill)

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