Meaning of ACRONYM in English

ACRONYM

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ VERB

know

To converse intelligently these days, you better know your acronyms .

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It was called UDAG-a sincere-sounding acronym that covered a multitude of sins.

Making this unlovely acronym come alive is the job of two committees being set up in Brussels this week.

Many new terms and acronyms are noted, but some of them are not satisfactorily explained.

Others say the name is an acronym , formed from the initials of three of the first amateur operators.

The layers of jargon and acronyms are explained to reveal the systems and products underneath.

The trading name, Agra, is an acronym of their first names.

Use of acronyms is complicated by the fact that many now have multiple meanings.

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