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|1.||a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.|
|3.||to make an acronym of: The committee's name has been acronymed MIKE.|
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|ac·ro·nym (kr-nm) Pronunciation Key
[acr(o)- + -onym.]
acro·nymic or a·crony·mous (-krn-ms) adj.
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n : a word formed from the initial letters of a multi-word name
|WordNet ® 2.0, © 2003 Princeton University|
<jargon> An identifier formed from some of the letters (often
the initials) of a phrase and used as an abbreviation. This
dictionary contains a great many acronyms; see the contents
page for a list.
See also TLA.
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