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British Broadcasting Corporation.
the noncommercial British radio and television broadcasting company.
Abbreviation: BBC, B.B.C.
Contemporary Examples

They are also attacking the bbc Persian and VOA Persian and are alluding fingers at foreigners and colonial powers (as usual).
Memo From the Streets of Tehran Parvez Sharma June 17, 2009

He is also working on a bbc documentary series on the history of Afghanistan to be broadcast in January 2012.
A Play’s Political Game Thomas Wide November 28, 2010

To be fair, we got quite a bit of nudity, even here on the still-prudish bbc.
Will Sex Help Sell ‘The White Queen’? Tom Sykes August 1, 2013

Earlier this week, Smith told bbc Radio that he would “never abandon Julian.”
Julian Assange’s Secret Patron Vincent Moss December 17, 2010

Neither the bbc (an arm of the government, remember) nor the Pentagon would confirm it for a few hours.
If Fox Had Covered D-Day Michael Tomasky June 10, 2012

According to the bbc, the girl told Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence that her father had been killed.
Day 2: Breaking News About Osama bin Laden’s Death The Daily Beast May 2, 2011

Huw Edwards on the bbc reports that Kate is apparently a keen student of the medieval language of flowers.
What’s with the Trees? Tom Sykes April 28, 2011

The middle classes,” Satyarthi once told the bbc, want “cheap, docile labour.
Kailash Satyarthi, Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Co-Winner, Is Fighting India’s Child Slavery Epidemic Dilip D’Souza October 10, 2014

The attack on a bbc TV crew underscores the threat that all journalists face.
Violent Assaults on Reporters in Russia Go Unpunished Anna Nemtsova September 17, 2014

The bbc embargoed previews of the Panorama documentary until transmission.
Rupert Murdoch’s Battle With the BBC Peter Jukes March 25, 2012

British Broadcasting Corporation

see B.B.C.

acronym for British Broadcasting Corporation, established 1927 replacing British Broadcasting Company, so the acronym itself dates to 1923. BBC English as a type of standardized English recommended for announcers is recorded from 1928.

British Broadcasting Corporation
British Broadcasting Corporation


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