Meaning of C in English

C

( BrE ) (also c. NAmE , BrE ) abbreviation

1.

(in writing) cent(s)

2.

(also C ) (in writing) century :

in the 19th c

( NAmE )

a C19th church

—see also cent.

3.

(also ca ) (especially before dates) about; approximately (from Latin circa ) :

c1890

4.

( NAmE ) (in cooking) cup :

add 2c. flour

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.