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Acronym

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Noun

1. acronym

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

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Acronym

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noun
a pronounceable name made up of a series of initial letters or parts of words; for example, UNESCO for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

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Acronym

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noun
a word formed from the first (or first few) letters of a series of words, as radar, from radio detecting and ranging

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Acronym

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n.
1. A word formed by combining the initial letters of a multipart name, such as NATO from North Atlantic Treaty Organization or by combining the initial letters or parts of a series of words, such as radar from radio detecting and ranging.
2. Usage Problem An initialism.

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