auc auc

Definition(s):

  • (n) a terrorist organization in Colombia formed in 1997 as an umbrella for local and regional paramilitary groups; is financed by earnings from narcotics and serves to protect the economic interests of its members

Usage(s):

  • A roomful of crackling wartime caricatures tures-Axis in Agony went on the auc tion block in Manhattan this week to boost bond sales.

News

Quotes

  1. "A degree-granting charter would not only strengthen AUC but would also have a significant, positive impact on our community's economic, cultural, and social landscape," said Orazietti in a press release. "AUC has a separate Senate and Board...
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: David Orazietti Source: Sault Star

  2. "While AUC was clearly associated with adverse events in this investigation and the ECLIPSE trial, there may be other and perhaps more valid and reliable approaches to summarizing departures from [blood pressure] normality," Dr. Reich said.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Reich Source: Pharmacy Practice News (registration)

  3. "We are restarting work in Isfahan stage by stage, as technical work requires to do so. Today, we restarted work for production of AUC [ammonium uranyl carbonate]," Mr Saeedi said.
    on Aug 8, 2005 By: Mohammad Saeedi Source: BBC News

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