Meaning of ACRONYM in English

ACRONYM

[ac.ro.nym] n [acr- + -onym] (1943): a word (as radar or snafu) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term -- ac.ro.nym.ic adj -- ac.ro.nym.i.cal.ly adv

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