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a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name

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Living in today's society, it's impossible to make it through the day without wading deep into the world of acronyms.
According to NSG, the app is an easy to use, searchable list of many of the commonly used acronyms used by the FAA and the aviation industryIt is downloadable for iOS (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Android (NASDAQ: GOOG) mobile devices including iPhones, iPads, and Android hand-held and tablet mobile devices.
If I'm getting a communication from another source and the acronym is different, I check to make sure we're talking about the same thing," Davis says.
This acronym for uniform resource locator is the unique address of any Web page.
That is, the author was immersed in the culture and took notes, over a span of two weeks, on every conversation, media coverage, poster, and advertisement related to the acronym IMF during that time.
The candidates acronym/definition are accepted if the acronym characters correspond to the first letters of the potential definitions words.
The only time I've used an acronym was when I was complaining about the danger in a park where it would obviously have taken a lot of money to put right.
Fascinating - but unreliable, as SCON is not an acronym.
However, because formal grammar tends to fall by the wayside in everyday speech, one solution is to explain every acronym every time it is used.
First, many people may not be familiar with the acronym to which you are referring.
The longest acronym used in the English language, you may wish to know, is ADCOMSUBORDCOMPHIBSPAC, a United States Navy term that stands for Administrative Command, Amphibious Forces, Pacific Fleet Subordinate Command.
It has made many want to shout NABA - which is short for Not Another Bloody Acronym.
A new study suggests that an acronym also heightens the frequency with which other researchers cite a trial in subsequent publications.
FIRST, an acronym of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, is a non-profit group.
Native ministry was the subject of a presentation from the co-chairs of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) on the move to create the new position of national indigenous bishop, now called the Anglican indigenous bishop since an earlier acronym had created confusion with another native group's acronym.