Definition of tec in English:

tec

noun

informal, dated
  • A detective.

    • ‘You would have to prove your statements are true and this would probably mean using a private tec, which is expensive.’
    • ‘JEALOUS Debbie hired a private 'tec to find out if Jim was cheating on her.’

Origin

Late 19th century: abbreviation.

Pronunciation

tec

/tɛk/

Definition of TEC in English:

TEC

historical
  • (in the UK) Training and Enterprise Council.

Pronunciation

TEC

/tɛk/