BHC

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BHCBritish High Commission (Australia)
BHCBank Holding Company
BHCBeverly Hills Cop (movie)
BHCBehavioral Health Care
BHCBullhead City (Arizona)
BHCBoston Harbor Cruises
BHCBehavioral Health Center
BHCBenzene Hexachloride
BHCBusiness History Conference
BHCBritish Home Children (Child Emigration Scheme)
BHCBetter Health Centre (Australia)
BHCBuilding Healthy Communities
BHCBlack Hawk College (Illinois)
BHCBehavioral Health Consultant
BHCBishop Heber College (India)
BHCBalochistan High Court (Pakistan)
BHCBulgarian Helsinki Committee
BHCBaptist Health Care (health care provider)
BHCBritish Hallmarking Council (UK)
BHCBefore Housing Costs
BHCBenign Hereditary Chorea
BHCBlack Hawk County (Iowa)
BHCBlack Hole Candidates
BHCBelarusian Helsinki Committee
BHCBellevue Hospital Center
BHCBlack Hills Corporation (Rapid City, South Dakota)
BHCBoston Hardcore
BHCBrooklyn Hospital Center (Brooklyn, NY)
BHCBorder Health Commission (US and Mexico)
BHCBolt Hole Circle
BHCBaldwin Hills Conservancy (Los Angeles, CA)
BHCBeverly Hills Club (Beverly Hills, MI)
BHCBoy Hits Car (band)
BHCBusy Hour Calls
BHCBritish Herbal Compendium (medical resource)
BHCBroken Hearts Club (movie)
BHCBoston House College (South Africa)
BHCBaptist Home Care
BHCBefore He Cheats (Carrie Underwood song)
BHCBarron Hilton Cup
BHCBastogne Historical Center (Belgium)
BHCBalance Health Center (Philadelphia, PA)
BHCBig Head Club
BHCBladder Health Council
BHCBâtiments d'Habitation Collectifs (French: Collective Residential Buildings; public housing)
BHCBaltic Holding Company (Latvia)
BHCBenzene Heart Cut
BHCBackcountry Horsemen of California (est. 1981)
BHCBelgrave Heights Convention
BHCBrilliant Haute Couture (doll clothing company; Hong Kong)
BHCBig House Crew (Hells Angels motor cycle members in jail)
BHCBreizh Horse Center (France)
BHCBlack Hawk Clan (gaming clan)
BHCBosnia-Herzegovina Command
BHCOne Way Backhaul Check (airlines)
BHCBravery, Honor, Courage (gaming clan)
BHCBror Husell Chartering AB Ltd (Åland, Finland shipping and chartering company)
BHCBromohydrocarbon
BHCBob Harris Consulting
BHCBertrand Hanot Consulting (information technology consulting company; Belgium)
BHCBlack Hat Crew
BHCBrilliant Horizon Consulting (Switzerland)
BHCBackhanded Compliment
BHCBotswana Housing Cooperation
BHCBrigitte Harrivelle Conseil (French business and management consultancy)
BHCBrisebois Home Comfort (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
BHCBlue Hens for Christ (student organization; University of Delaware)
BHCBorehole Compensated sonic well logging tool
BHCBurst Height Compensator
BHCBolt Hole Center
BHCBell Helicopter Company
BHCBéthune Hockey Club (Béthune, France)
BHCBoos Hockey Club (France)
BHCBrake Holding Capacity (mooring winches)
BHCBeckett Heating and Cooling (Williamsport, IN)
BHCBesançon Hockey Club (Besançon, France)
References in classic literature ?
Philander, with a mildly puzzled expression on his face, turned to pursue Professor Porter, and in his mind he was revolving the question of whether he should feel complimented or aggrieved at Miss Porter's rather backhanded compliment.
Perhaps it was meant as a backhanded compliment when vandals made off with the racket that was clasped in the hands of a statue of Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini in Buenos Aires.
>> "To bat for my life, I would probably choose Sachin; and if I had a ticket and if I had enough money to watch one, I would choose Lara," - Kind of a backhanded compliment there from former team-mate Rahul Dravid.
She said much of that talk comes across as a backhanded compliment.
In fact, he gave the UPA government a backhanded compliment for respecting the CAG's autonomy.
And wrapped it in a backhanded compliment. Another example of this was the story where Christina Aguilera was "showing off her ample curves" at a recent award ceremony.
In retrospect, I can see this was akin to a backhanded compliment. But as a child I was grievously hurt.
Despite being the victim of a number of rash challenges this season, Bale sees the treatment as a backhanded compliment to his abilities.
His sidekick Felix is a weak foil, an oddball utterer of jokes so corny that their translation into English must have been difficult--perhaps a backhanded compliment to the multiple translators (among them Bojana Dozic, Hazim Kazic, and Violeta Jurkovic) of the volume.
The word "czar" is now applied primarily to metropolitan gangsters by people who see it almost as a backhanded compliment. Like many a strong and sometimes peremptory character, Greenberg had his detractors.