ABC's: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ā'bē"sēz'), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
  1. the alphabet.
  2. the basic skills of spelling, reading, and writing: learning the ABC's in the early grades of school.
  3. the basic or elementary facts, principles, etc., of a subject: the ABC's of electricity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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