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Acronyms, Abbreviations and Initialisms (defined)

Abbreviation

Meaning: shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole.

Examples
Dr. (Doctor)
U.S. (United States)
lb. (pound)

Initialism

Meaning: abbreviations that are pronounced one letter at a time.

Examples
FBI
HTML
IBM
DVD
BTW

Acronym

Meaning: abbreviations that are pronounced as words

Examples
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
Scuba (self-contained underwater breathing apparatus)
terms/acronyms-abbreviations-initialisms.txt · Last modified: 2021/06/06 18:40 by michaelbeijer