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[em-see] /ˈɛmˈsi/

master of ceremonies.
verb (used with object), emceed, emceeing.
to act as master of ceremonies for.
verb (used without object), emceed, emceeing.
to act as master of ceremonies.
a master of ceremonies
verb -cees, -ceeing, -ceed
to act as master of ceremonies (for or at)

1933, abbreviation of M.C., for master of ceremonies, a phrase attested from the 1660s.

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