HUAC
abbreviation House Un-American Activities Committee

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • HUAC — HUAC, the the House Un American Activities Committee a group in the US ↑House of Representatives which tried to find out whether US citizens were enemies of the government. It was especially active during the early 1950s as a result of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • HUAC — 1950, Amer.Eng., approximate acronym for House Committee to Investigate un American Activities (1938 1975) …   Etymology dictionary

  • HUAC — (House Un American Activities Committee) committee in the U.S. House of Representatives that investigated citizens that were thought to be communists (operated during the late 1940s and early 1950s) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • HUAC — [ho͞o′ak΄, hyo͞o′ak΄] abbrev. House Un American Activities Committee …   English World dictionary

  • HUAC — House Un American Activities Committee House Committee on Un American Activities (HCUA) (1938 1975), est une commission d investigation de la Chambre des représentants des États Unis. Également appelé House Un American Activities Committee (HUAC) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • HUAC — Das Komitee für unamerikanische Aktivitäten, im Original House on Un American Activities Committee, abgekürzt HUAC, oft auch übersetzt als Ausschuss für unamerikanische Umtriebe, war ein Gremium beim Repräsentantenhaus der Vereinigten Staaten von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • HUAC — /hyooh ak/, n. See House Un American Activities Committee. * * * HUAC [HUAC] ; » ↑House Un American Activities Committee …   Useful english dictionary

  • HUAC — /hyooh ak/, n. See House Un American Activities Committee. * * * …   Universalium

  • HUAC — House Un American Activities Committee (Community » Media) House Un American Activities Committee (Governmental » FBI Files) * Hollywood Union Of Actors And Cinematographers (Community » Unions) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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