a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
An abbreviation formed by (usually initial) letters taken from a word or series of words, that is itself pronounced as a word, such as RAM, radar, or scuba; sometimes contrasted with initialism.
A pronounceable word formed from the beginnings (letter or syllable) of other words and thus representing the phrase so formed, e.g. Benelux = the countries Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg considered as a political or economic whole.
Any abbreviation so formed, regardless of pronunciation, such as TNT, IBM, or XML.
A series of uppercase letters in which each letter signifies the word in the acronym
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The numerical value of acronym in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of acronym in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Let me respond by using the acronym of Christie's PAC- LMFAO.
If you become dogmatic about the acronym and devote 100 percent of your assets to BRIC, you will get poor returns.
My favorite rap groups were NWA and Public enemy, yes FTP (an Acronym for f*** the police) was playing on my tape deck when I'm driving my Nissan Sentra back in the day.
The situation is getting very dangerous, not only do we fear being killed in the regime bombardments but now we fear being killed by Daesh( the Arabic acronym for IS). Daesh targets NGOs because they consider us spies for the West.
HOPE is an acronym,in my view, for "Hold On, Pain Ends." Never lose Hope in your life! Hope enables you to hold on to your dreams, and to boost your will-power. Lest we forget, only when the wishes are willed, the dreams come true.
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- acrònimCatalan, Valencian
- αρκτικόλεξο, ακρωνύμιο, ακρώνυμοGreek
- kirjainlyhenne, akronyymi, kirjainsanaFinnish
- geàrr-ainm, acranaimScottish Gaelic
- ראשי תיבותHebrew
- परिवर्णी Hindi
- mozaikszó, betűszóHungarian
- ראשי התיבותHebrew
- 頭字語, アクロニム, 略語Japanese
- 약어, 두문자어Korean
- kupu rāpotoMāori
- letterwoord, acroniemDutch
- skrót, skrótowiec, akronimPolish
- acrônimo, sigla, acrogramaPortuguese
- акроним, сокращениеRussian
- акроним, akronimSerbo-Croatian
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