the big C

big C

slang Cocaine. Is it true that she used to be addicted to big C?
See also: big

the big C

Any form of cancer. I thought I just had an iron deficiency or something, but the lab tests showed it was the big C.
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the big C

cancer. informal
See also: big

big-C

1. n. cancer. (Usually with the.) She was struck with the big-C.
2. n. cocaine. (Drugs.) When she started taking big-C., she was only eight.
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As the Big C Thailand stake is held by Casino's holding company, we expect this transaction to address and reduce the sharp divergence between the parent company's leverage (including 100%-owned entities) and the group's proportionally consolidated leverage, by reducing holding-company debt.
The Big C Thailand disposal will reduce Casino's proportional consolidated EBITDA by around EUR200m in 2016.
Not long, is it, since former Liverpool chief executive Colin Hilton bowed out - allegedly at council leader Joe Anderson's behest - but in that time there have been many movements, most of which would not have been possible without The Big C's departure?