An abbreviation of "(I'll) see you in another life" (with "C" representing the word "see"), an expression of farewell when one does not expect to see someone again soon or at all. A: "I had a fun time, but I'm not really ready for a relationship right now." B: "Wow, OK. CUIAL I guess."
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See you in another lifeand CUIAL
sent. & comp. abb. I will see you later. Bye. CUIAL.
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