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tec1

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Pronunciation: /tɛk
 
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noun

informal , dated
A detective.
Example sentences
  • JEALOUS Debbie hired a private 'tec to find out if Jim was cheating on her.
  • You would have to prove your statements are true and this would probably mean using a private tec, which is expensive.

Origin

late 19th century: abbreviation.

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TEC2

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Pronunciation: /tɛk
 
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abbreviation

historical
(In the UK) Training and Enterprise Council.

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