• a way of including other parties in an e-mail conversation even if the message is not addressed to them directly. Cc is a convention carried through from traditional business practices when carbon copies were kept of typewritten letters sent to customers or suppliers.


  • noun a feature of electronic mail software that allows you to send a copy of a message to another user.


  • Abbreviation of courtesy copy, or carbon copy.
  • abbreviation forclosed-captioning
  • abbreviation forclosed-captioned

Information & Library Science

  • abbreviation in Internet addresses, the top-level domain for Cocos Islands
  • noun used at the ends of letters, memos and reports to indicate that an identical copy has been sent to the named people

Media Studies

  • noun a copy of an e-mail message sent to another recipient
  • verb to copy a message to another recipient, either by using the cc line on an e-mail or by sending a photocopy
  • acronym forclosed captioning
    (written as CC)


  • abbreviation forCicero

General Science

  • abbreviation forcarbon copy


  • acronym forChief Constable
    (written as CC)
  • noun the person in charge of a police force


  • abbreviation forcopies