HyperDic: cdc

English > 1 sense of the word CDC:
NOUNgroupCDC, Center for Disease Control and Preventiona federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services
CDC > pronunciation
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English > CDC: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases).
SynonymCenter for Disease Control and Prevention
Part ofAtlanta, capital of Georgiastate capital and largest city of Georgia
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHSThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government

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