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PC

Meaning 1 Personal computer
Definition

A widely-used acronym for the personal computer which is most often associated with computers that run the Windows operating system, as opposed to Mac OS X or Linux.

Example
"I used to buy only PCs, but now I'm more of a Mac user."
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Updated September 2, 2014
Meaning 2 Politically correct
Definition

An acronym for things that are said or done that intentionally try to minimize offensiveness, but sometimes end up being kind of ridiculous--like calling a garbage man a "garbologist" or a "sanitation engineer."

Example
"Things are way too PC these days. People just need to grow up."
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Updated September 2, 2014

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