Meaning of ACRONYM in English

ACRONYM

(~s)

An ~ is a word composed of the first letters of the words in a phrase, especially when this is used as a name. An example of an ~ is NATO which is made up of the first letters of the ‘North Atlantic Treaty Organization’.

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