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1,826 3-letter acronyms (TLAs)

AAI = Appalling Apathetic Indifference (see also IAA)
AAP = [1] Accelerated Attrition Program
AAP = [2] Arbitrary Approval Process
AAR = After-Action Review
AAS = Anomalous Atmospheric Signature (see also AOS)
ABF = Additional/Accelerated Business Function(s) [see also NBF]
ABO = Additional Business Opportunity (see also NBO, CIO, CIA)
ACH = Awkward Confused Hostility
ACM = Access Control Mechanism/Method
ACR = Absolutist Christian Rhetoric
ACS = [1] Access Control System
ACS = [2] Artificial Control System(s)
ACSI = Anti-Cyber-Stalking Initiative
ACT = Advanced Cryptography Technique
ACTT = Asymmetric Counter-Terror Threat
ADD = Aroma Dispensing Device (see also PADD, DADD)
ADS = Accelerated Deployment Schedule
ADT = Adolescent-Development Trauma(s)
AEA = Adverse Employment Action
AEC = Aggressive Expansion Campaign
AFA = Allegedly Fraudulent Activity
AFD = [1] Autonomous Fault Detection (compare to FTD, AFP & FPS)
AFD = [2] Acute Financial Disturbance (in economics)
AFI = Absentee-Father Issues
AFP = Autonomous Fault Protection (compare to FTD, AFD & FPS)
AFZ = Aggressive, Fanatical Zealot
AGC = Aggressive Global Competition (see also IGC)
AGS = Acquisition Growth Strategy
AHH = Acute Health Hazard
AIC = Advanced Industrialised Country (see also AIN)
AID = Academic Institution Discount
AIE = Artificially-Inflated Earnings
AIN = Advanced Industrialised Nation (see also AIC)
AIP = Artificially-Inflated Profits
AIR = Anomalous Instrument(ation) Reading(s)
AIT = Aggressive Interrogation Tactics
ALA = Aggressive Legal Action
AMBP = Anonymouse Message Board Poster/Posting
AMC = Adverse Meteorological Condition(s)
AME = Airborne Mercury Emissions (e.g. from coal-burning electrical power plants)
AMP = [1] Affordable Manufacturing Process(es)
AMP = [2] Adaptable Manufacturing Process(es)
AMT = [1] Advanced Mulching Technology (heard in a commercial; provided by Scott G.)
AMT = [2] Adoring Minion Throng(s) [see also ATOM]
ANE = Atmospheric Nuclear Explosion
ANS = Autonomic Nervous System
AOD = Acute Organ Damage
AOPI = Abuse Of Privileged Information
AOS = Anomalous Optical Signature (see also AAS)
AOT = Agent(s) Of Terror
APA = Apalling Penguin Atrocities (see also UPA)
APD = Annoying/Aggravating Processing Delay
APM = (1) Active Portfolio Mgmt.
APM = (2)Ash Particulate Matter (see also FPF for volcanic eruption)
APS = Accelerated Problem Solving (see also APSS)
APSS = Accelerated Problem Solving Skills (see also APS)
APT = Aggressive Production Target
APY = Aggregate Phlegm Yield (i.e. total for a people group, population, or geographic region)
ARCD = Abnormally Rapid Cell Division (see also RCD)
ARCL = Angry Roving Chainsaw Lunatic (see also RCL)
ARM = Academic Research Misconduct
ARP = [1] Anti-Retaliation Provision
ARP = [2] Acute Radiation Poisoning
ARS = Acute Radiation Syndrome
ASD = Appalling Spirited Discussion (see also HSD)
ASS = [1] Annuity Shopping Service
ASS = [2] Advanced Social Skills (contrast with USS)
ATD = Advanced Technical/Technology Development
ATID = Anomalous Traveling Ionospheric Disturbance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vela_Incident)
ATM = Active Thermal Management (i.e. for NiMh & Li-Ion battery charging systems)
ATOM = Adoring Throngs Of Minions [see also TOM, AMT(2)]
ATV = Alternative Transportation Vehicle
AVD = Angry Vitriolic Diatribe
AVM = Apallingly/Shockingly/Inexcusably Visionless Management (i.e. those at the top at GE & Ford who choose to cut capacity vs. innovating to develop better autos)
AYC = Average Yearly Cost
BAB = Bank Account Balance
BAP = Broken Administrative Process(es)
BBB = Basic Building Block
BCB = Blatant Criminal Behaviour
BCD = British Crown Dependent/Dependency
BCM = Basic Corporate Malfeasance
BDC = Brand Development Campaign
BDO = Business Development Opportunity
BDP = Business Development Program
BDS = Behaviour Detection Scheme
BFF = Breakdance Freak Fighting
BFH = Bad Financial Habit/Hobbit
BFIT = Blunt Force Impact Trauma
BFT = Blasphemous Fairy Tale
BGM = 'Breakdance Ghostfighting Man' (slang, credit Carly Manghelli; see also BGW)
BGW = 'Breakdance Ghostfighting Woman' (slang, credit Carly Manghelli; see also BGM)
BHD = Bad Hair Day
BHP = Behavioural Health Problems
BID = Bad Investment Decision (see also BIS)
BIP = [1] Broadband Internet Proliferation
BIP = [2] Business Investment Portfolio
BIQ = Behavioral Interviewing Question(s)
BIS = Bad Investment Strategy (see also BID)
BMA = [1] Basic, Methodical Approach
BMA = [2] Business Model Analysis
BMI = Business Method Innovation
BMP = Business Method Patent
BOD = Blatantly Offensive Diatribe
BOIJ = Blatantly Offensive Iconoclastic Juxtaposition
BOM = Blatantly Offensive Mannerisms
BOT = [1] Breach Of Trust
BOT = [2] Behavioural Observation Technique
BQS = Business Quality Standards
BRD = Body Recording Device (term used by FBI for a wiretap worn by someone)
BRG = Bizarre Romantic Gesture (compare to KRG)
BSA = Brain Stem Abnormalities
BSB = Befuddling Speech Blunder
BSD = Blatant Safety Disregard
BSE = Brainless Sack of Excrement
BSOL;BSL = Biological Standard of Living (www.blackwell-synergy.com)
BSR = Business Segment Revenue
BSS = Breathtakingly Simple Solution
BSV = Blended Social Values (see also MSV)
BTE = Biological Terrorism Event (www.nti.org)
BUG = Branded Unit Growth
BVA = Blatant Vitriolic Antagonism
CAC = Change-Adaptive Culture (i.e. corp. organisational culture that embraces change)
CAD = [1] Coronary Artery Disease
CAD = [2] Creepy, Antisocial Drifter
CAI = Controversial Authoritative Interpretation
CAM = Critical Analytical Method(s)
CAO = Criminal Abuse Order (legalese)
CAREA = Certain Assumptions, Restrictions, & Exclusions Apply
CAS = [1] Critical Analysis Skills
CAS = [2] Creative Accounting Scandal
CASD = Celebration And Street Dancing (see also CASDR & SDR)
CASDR = Celebration And Street Dance Riot (see also CASD & SDR)
CBC = [1] Code of Business Conduct
CBC = [2] Compelling Business Case
CBD = Critical Business Decision
CBF = Core Business Functions
CBM = Competing Business Model
CBN = Complex Business Negotiation(s)
CBO = Compelling Buying Opportunity (contrast with CSO)
CBS = Coherent Belief System
CBT = Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
CCB = [1] Credit Card Balance
CCB = [2] Core Commercial Business
CCD = [1] Competitive Cost Disadvantage
CCD = [2] Colossal Competitive Disadvantage
CCE = [1] Contentious Cross Examination
CCE = [2] Comprehensive Consumer Education
CCFA = Comprehensive Cease-Fire Agreement
CCG = Currency Conversion Gain (contrast with CCL)
CCI = Covert Criminal Investigation
CCL = [1] Currency Conversion Loss (contrast with CCG)
CCL = [2] Comfortable, Complacent Life
CCM = Chilling Career Move
CCS = Competitive Cost Structure (contrast with NCCS)
CCS = [1] Comprehensive Customer Support
CCS = [2] Common Courtroom Strategy
CDAS = Collateral Damage Avoidance Strategy (military; compare to DAS)
CDC = Constrained Development Cost
CDCE = Compelling, Differentiating Customer Experience (see also CDE)
CDE = Compelling, Differentiating Experience (see also CDCE)
CDI = [1] Complex, Dynamic Interaction(s)
CDI = [2] Creative Design Intent
CDM = Collective/Collaborative Decision Making
CDMA = competitive Deal-Making Atmosphere
CDOS = Cohesive Document Output Strategy
CDP = [1] Centralized Document Production
CDP = [2] Creepy, Disfigured Person (see also CDZ)
CDP = [3] Crazy, Deranged Person
CDP = [4] Consensus Decision Process
CDR = Casual Dining Restaurant
CDS = [1] Career-Devastating Secret
CDS = [2] Centralised Development/Deployment Strategy
CDS = [3] Curtailed Discretionary Spending
CDU = Chemical Detection Unit (i.e. those deployed in 1991 Gulf War & used by British forces in theatre)
CDZ = Creepy, Disfigured Zombie
CEA = Compelling Economic Argument
CED = [1] Confounding/Confusing/Complex Ethical Dilemna
CED = [2] Creative Explosive Device
CED = [3] Credible Explosive Device
CEE = [1] Complex Evasion Effort(s)
CEE = [2] Challenging Economic Environment
CEE = [3] Cataclysmic Extinction Event
CEF = [1] Cryptic, Enigmatic Figure [see also CEP(2), CWF, & CWP]
CEF = [2] Contradictory, Enigmatic Figure
CEG = [1] Crippled Economic Growth
CEG = [2] Corrupted-Executive Greed
CEG = [3] Compelling Executive Greed
CEI = [1] Customer Expansion Initiative
CEI = [2] Customer Experience Initiative
CEP = [1] Chilling Evacuation Plan
CEP = [2] Cryptic, Enigmatic Person [see also CEF, CWF, & CWP]
CER = Chronic Economic Rot
CES = [1] Cutting Edge Style/Styling
CES = [2] Critically Endangered Species
CES = [3] Combat-Effective Soldier
CFA = Cease-Fire Agreement
CFC = [1] Customer-Focussed Customization
CFC = [2] Capital Fund Campaign
CFI = [1] Customer-Focussed Initiative
CFI = [2] Complex Financial Instrument
CFM = [1] Corporate Funds Misappropriation
CFM = [2] Catastrphic Financial Meltdown
CFM = [3] Corporate Financial Meltdown
CFO = Corrupt Foreign Official
CFP = Comprehensive Financial Plan
CFPI = Customer-Focussed Process Improvement
CFS = [1] Convoluted Financial Schemes (e.g. Enron, Worldcom, Tyco)
CFS = [2] Conservative Financial Structure
CGA = Covert Government Agent
CGB = Celebrity Gossip Blog
CGD = Confidential Government Document(s)
CGI = Cross-Generational Interaction (see also MGI)
CGP = Corporate Governance Principles
CHA = Congenital Heart Abnormality
CHE = College Housing Experience
CHH = Chronic Health Hazard
CHK = Cold-Hearted Killer(s)
CHO = Closely Held Organisation
CHS = [1] Crazy Harebrained Scheme
CHS = [2] Catastrophic Health Situation
CIA = [1] Critical Investment Area (see also CIO)
CIA = [2] Customer Intimacy Advantage
CID = [1] Complacency Is Death
CID = [2] Confidential Information Disclosure (see also IPD)
CID = [3] Customer/Consumer Information Database
CIE = Cryptic, Illegible Explanation (see also JLE)
CII = Continuous Improvement Initiative (a.k.a. Kaizan)
CIL = Copyright Infringement Lawsuit (see also CIS)
CIO = Critical Investment Opportunity
CIO = [2] Constrained Ineffective/Ineffectual Organisation [contrast with EOC(2)]
CIO = [3] Compelling Investment Opportunity
CIP = [1] Creepy Internet People/Peeps
CIP = [2] Consumer Identity Protection
CIS = Copyright Infringement Suit (see also CIL)
CIT = [1] Cruel and Inhuman/Inhumane Treatment
CIT = [2] Critical Incident Team
CKA = Concept-Killing Advocate (see also CKI)
CKI = Concept-Killing Initiative (see also CKA)
CLI = Continuous Learning Initiative
CLLD = Contagiously Laughing Linguistic Dancer
CLM = Career-Limiting Move/Mistake
CLP = Commoditized Labour Pools
CLS = Conservative Legal Strategy/Strategery
CMB = Cinematic, Melodramatic Brilliance
CMI = Contract Manufacturing Initiative
CML = College Music Library
CMM = Credit Market Meltdown (see also FMM & FMT)
CMN = Climate-Monotoring Network (see also GCMN, MCMN)
CMP = [1] Conventional Medical Practice
CMP = [2] Current Market Position
CMP = [3] Controlled Movement Process
CMR = Committed, Monogamous Relationship
CMS = Chilling Murder Scene
CMW = Critical Maintenance Work
CNB = Crazy, Neurotic Behaviour
CNC = Clandestine Nuclear Cooperation
CNF = Controlled Nuclear Fusion
CNH = Criminally Negligent Homicide
CNP = Covert Nuclear Program
CNSR = Complex, Nuanced Social Relationship(s) [see also NSR]
CNT = Credible Nuclear Threat
COF = [1] Community Of Friends
COF = [2] Crisis Of Faith (usu. in context of Christianity)
COI = Conflict Of Interest (compare to SCOI)
COIP = Challenge of Unimaginable Proportions
CON = Covert Operations Nightmare
COP = [1] Crisis Of Purpose
COP = [2] Culture Of Preparedness
COR = Core Operational Requirements
CORC = Culture Of Rampant Corruption
COUP = Catastrophe Of Unimaginable Proportions
COW = Colliding Output World (as in printer output/function/utility 'colliding' with copiers)
CPA = Continuous Partial Attention (phenomenon of distracted people in meetings checking emails/FB, etc)
CPDE = Chronically Painful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, UDE, SDE, & CSDE)
CPDI = Compelling Personal Development Initiative/Incentive (see also PDI)
CPE = Constructed, Political Entity
CPF = Contentious Political Fight
CPI = Campaign Finance Impropriety(ies)
CPM = Competing/Competitive Business Model
CPN = Clandestine Procurement Network
CPR = Commanding Posthumous Respect
CRA = Civil Rights Abuse(s) [see also HRA]
CRC = Critical Resource Constraint (see also CRS)
CRD = [1] Crash/Crush Resistent Design
CRD = [2] Critical Relational/Relationship Decision
CRE = [1] Cost Reduction Efficiency
CRE = [2] Cumulative Radiation Exposure
CRI = Cost Reduction Initiative
CRIP = Cost Reduction Implementation Plan
CRS = Critical Resource Shortage (see also CRC)
CRVP = Cost-Reduction Value Proposition
CSA = [1] Common Sense Approach
CSA = [2] Compensatory Sensitivity Adjustment
CSD = Computer Storage Device (a harddrive or removable media drive, writable or read-only)
CSE = Cyber Security Event
CSE = [1] Clinically-Significant Event
CSE = [2] Commercial Sexual Exploitation
CSF = Critical Success Factor(s)
CSI = Cyber Security Incident
CSI = [2] Compromised Sexual Integrity
CSI = [3] Customer Support Initiative
CSI = [4] Core Strategic Initiatives
CSI = [5] Core Strategic Investments
CSI = [6] Culture-Shock Issues
CSM = [1] Cooling System Malfunction
CSM = [2] Confidential Student Matter(s)
CSO = Compelling Selling/Sales Opportunity
CSS = [1] Customer Support System
CSS = [2] Customer Success Story
CST = [1] Cyber-Stalking Terrorist(ism) [see also ACSI]
CST = [2] Contextual Search Technology (e.g. core tech. for Yahoo & Google search)
CTA = Classified Threat Assessment
CTB = Chilling, Terrifying Banality
CTD = Confusing Technological Description
CTE = Cease To Exist (for most secular people, this is what they believe will happen when they die)
CTEP = Chilling Terrorist Escape Plan
CTF = [1] Chilling, Terrifying Finality
CTF = [2] Cascading Torrent of Fire (see also CTOF)
CTH = Chemical Toxicological Hazard
CTI = Criminal Tax Investigation/Indictment
CTM = Career-Threatening Mistake
CTOF = Cascading Torrent Of Fire [see also CTF(2)]
CTS = [1] Cohesive Technical/Technological Strategy
CTS = [2] Colour Transformation System
CUDE = Chronically Unsuccessful Dating Experience (see also UDE, SDE, CSDE, & CPDE)
CVA = Commercially-Viable Alternative
CVP = [1] Compelling Value Proposition
CVP = [2] Commercially-Viable Product
CVV = Continuously Variable Vector
CWD = Cold War('s) Denouement
CWE = Cyber Warfare Effort
CWF = Cryptic, Wraithlike Figure [see also CEF, CEP(2), & CWP]
CWP = Cryptic, Wraithlike Person [see also CEF, CEP(2), & CWF]
CWW = Clandestine Warrantless Wiretap(ping) [see also WWP]
DAC = Dazed And Confused
DADD = Disturbing Aroma Dispensing Device (see also PADD, ADD)
DAM = [1] Data Aggregation/Acceptance Method(ology)
DAM = [2] Disturbing Architectural Monstrosity
DAMP = Design And Manufacturing Partner
DAOC = Designated Agent Of Change
DAP = Disappointingly Austere Palace
DAS = Damage Avoidance Strategy (compare to CDAS)
DCC = Declining Consumer Confidence
DCI = Damage Control Initiative (a political, face-saving idea)
DCM = [1] Data Convergence Method(ology)
DCM = [2] Diabolically Clever Marketing
DCO = Dramatic, Creative Outlet
DCOI = Disturbing Conflict Of Interest (see also PDCI)
DDD;D^3 = Data-Driven Decision
DEB = Delicate Ecological Balance
DED = Data Extraction Device
DEE = Difficult Economic Environment
DET = Dedicated Engineering Team
DFM = Delicate Financial Market(s)
DFR = Disconnect From Reality
DGS = Dramatic Geographical Settings
DGSP = Dubious Government Stimulus Plan (see also GSP)
DHP = Data Handling Protocol
DHS = Deteriorating Humanitarian Situation
DIA = [1] Dirty Investment Advice
DIA = [2] Design Improvement Idea
DII = [1] Dominant Institutional Investor (or DI^2)
DII = [2] Debt-Induced Implosion [see also DIS(2)]
DIL = Deliberate Informational Leak
DIO = Distressed Investment Opportunity(ies)
DIS = [1] Disciplined Investment Strategy
DIS = [2] Debt-Induced Starvation
DIT = Disturbing Industry Trend (see also PIT)
DLC = Digital Learning Centre
DLI = Dominant Logistical Issue(s)
DMA = [1] Distributed Multitier Application
DMA = [2] Definitive Merger Agreement
DMC = Deliberate Mood Change
DMHC = Debilitating Mental Health Condition (see also MHC)
DMO = Developing Market Opportunity
DMP = [1] Data Management Protocol
DMP = [2] Digital Music Piracy
DMP = [3] Diagnostic Medical Procedure
DMS = Direct Muscle Simulation
DMT = [1] Deceptive Marketing Tool
DMT = [2] Dysfunctional Management Team
DNA = Disingenuous Near-Apology
DNOS = Dark Night Of the Soul
DNP = Declared Nuclear Power (goverments with known nuclear weapons capabilities; see also KNS)
DNR = Do Not Resuscitate
DNR = [2] Direly/Desperately Needed Reform(s) [see also UNR]
DNS = Direct Neural Stimulation
DNT = Default-Negative Treatment
DOC = Diverse Organisational Culture
DOC = Diverse Organisational Culture
DOM = Dangerously Optimistic Mood
DOP = Deficit Of Passion
DOP = Destruction Of Property
DOS = Disempowered Organisational Structure [contrast with EOS]
DOW = Declaration Of War
DPI = Domestic Pilaging Initiative (popular in Midieval times)
DPI = [2] Domestic Policy Initiative(s)
DPI = [3] Direct Patent Infringement (see also FPI)
DPL = [1] Domestic Price Level (inflation)
DPL = [2] Disorganised Private Life
DPR = Due Process Rights
DPS = Dysfunctional Political System
DRC = Development Resource Constraint
DRIP = Dead Relative Inheritance Program
DSA = Deficit Spending Approach (see also DSM, DSI, & DSP-2)
DSC = [1] Debatable Scientific Controversy
DSC = [2] Deteriorating Security Climate (see also DSS)
DSD = Data Security Device(s)
DSE = Disappointing Sexual Encounter
DSF = [1] Digital Square Footage (analogous to IRMS; Internet e-tailer webspace/total-hits/popularity/sales-volume-forecasts)
DSF = [2] Device-Specific Format
DSI = Deficit Spending Initiative (see also DSA, DSP-2, DSM)
DSI = [2] Deviate Sexual Intercourse
DSM = [1] Deficit Spending Methodology/Model/Mentality (see also DSA, DSI, & DSP-2)
DSM = [2] Direct Sales Model
DSN = Distributed/Disparate Social Network (see also SSN(2) & WSN)
DSP = [1] Data Search Protocol; Deficit Spending Paradigm
DSP = [2] Directed Share Program [i.e. internal company offerings of stock shares to employees & special customers]
DSP = [3] Digital Solutions Provider
DSP = [4] Domestic Spying Program
DSP = [5] Domestic Surveillance Program
DSP = [6] Deceptive Sales Program
DSP = [7] Dubious Surrogate Pregnancy
DSS = Deteriorating Security Situation [see also DSC(2)]
DSW = Distinctive Signature Whistle (i.e. communication used by Dolphins to communicate associated 'names')
DTA = [1] Domestic Terrorist(ism) Activity(ies)
DTA = [2] Disruptive Technology Adopter
DTA = [3] Deliberately-Timed Act
DTC = [1] Difficult Technical Challenge
DTC = [2] Disruptive Technological Change/Challenge
DTF = Dangerous Toxic Fumes
DTG = Domestic Terrorist(ism) Group
DTI = [1] Domestic Terrorism Investigation
DTI = [2] Disruptive Technology Innovation (see also EDT)
DTO = Domestic Terrorist Organisation [see also FTO(2)]
DTP = [1] Drunken Teenage Prankster
DTP = [2] Divergent Threat Perceptions (e.g. regarding terrorism or domestic violence)
EAC = Entrenched Aristocratic Class
EBC = Experience-Based Conclusion (see also EBR)
EBR = Experience-Based Recommendation (see also EBC)
ECA = Egregious Criminal Activity(ies) [see also OCA]
ECC = Environmentally-Conscious Corporation
ECD = Ecologically-Charged Discussion (see also ESD-2)
ECE = Engaging Classroom Environment (see also ICE)
ECE = [2] Energy Conservation Effort(s)
ECM = [1] Effective Corruption Management (e.g. Enron, see ICM for antonym)
ECM = [2] Extra Cellular Matrix
ECM = [3] Electronic Content Management
ECP = [1] Ethnic Cleansing Policy(ies)
ECP = [2] Elitist Corporate Pillager (pejorative for bad CEO's)
ECR = Extensive Criminal Record
ECS = [1] Emotionally Constipated State
ECS = [2] Environmental Control System (aircraft)
EDA = Economically-Distressed Area [see also EDR(2), contrast with EVA(2) & EVR(2)]
EDB = Egregious, Discriminatory Behaviour
EDD = [1] Emergency Disaster Declaration
EDD = [2] Emotionally Debilitating Distress
EDG = Equitably-Distributed Gains
EDP = Equitably-Distributed Pain
EDP = [2] Equitably-Distributed Praise/Pain
EDP = [3] Extensive Development Pressure
EDP = [4] Ethically Dogmatic Person
EDR = [1] Emotionally-Distant Relationship (see also ESD)
EDR = [2] Economically-Distressed Region [see also EDA, contrast with EVA(2) & EVR(2)]
EDR = [3] Event Data Recorder (utilised in vehicles to capture data just prior/during a crash)
EDS = [1] Equitably-Distributed Suffering
EDS = [2] Emotionally-Distant Spouse
EDS = [3] Emergency-Dispatch System (e.g. 911 system)
EDS = [4] Economic Development Strategy
EDT = [1] Earthshattering Disruptive Technology (see also DTI-2)
EDT = [2] Equitably-Distributed Tradeoffs
EEA = Elevated Enforcement Action
EEC = Egregious Executive Compensation
EED = Extreme Emotional Distress/Duress
EEO = Emotional-Energy Output
EFC = [1] Excessive Fuel Consumption
EFC = [2] Enormous Financial Crisis
EFD = External Foreign Domination/Dominion
EFL = Enormous Financial Loss(es)
EFR = [1] Electronic File Residue (data remnants on a harddrive; see “http://mostlywater.org/node/3757)
EFR = [2] Ecologically Fragile Region
EFT = Eco(Environmentally)-Friendly Terrorism (huh?)
EGF = Economic Growth Forecast
EGI = Energy Grid Infrastructure
EGM = [1] Evolving Global Marketplace
EGM = [2] Elite Group Mystique
EGR = Extensive Government Restrictions (i.e. laws & regulations)
EHS = Empty Human Shell
EII = Egregiously, Inexplicably Inaccurate
EIR = Emotionally Invigorating Relationship
EIS = Experimental Intergallactic Sex
EIT = [1] Electronic Identity Theft/Thief
EIT = [2] Egregiously Inaccurate Translation
ELD = Experiential Leadership Development
ELF = Efficient Legal Framework
ELS = Everyday Life Skills
EMC = [1] Emerging Market Country
EMC = [2] Established Market Credibility
EMC = [3] Expanded/Enhanced Marketing Capability(ies)
EMH = Efficient Market Hypothesis
EMI = [1] Ethnic Minority Integration
EMI = [2] Energy Management Initiative
EMI = [3] Existing Manufacturing Infrastructure
EML = Emerging Moral Liability
EMOC = Epiphanic Moment of Clarity
EMV = Extreme Market Volatility
ENC = Escalating Nuclear Crisis
EOC = Enhanced Organisational Capability(ies) [see also IOC]
EOC = [2] Effective Organisational Constraint/Construct [contrast with CIO(2)]
EOC = [3] Empowered Organisational Culture/Climate
EOI = 'Edge Of Infinity'
EOL = End Of Life (contrast with SOL)
EOP = Economic Opportunity Program
EOR = Economically Optimal Result (see also EVR)
EOS = Empowered Organisational Structure [contrast with DOS]
EOT = Equal Opportunity Tantaliser (Jake Halpern, “Fame Junkies”)
EPA = Exciting Product Announcement
EPB = Erratic Public Behaviour
EPC = Entry Procedure Contravention (such as defeating safety interlocks to enter a secure room/area)
EPP = Enormous Profit Potential
EPS = Expanded Product Segment
EPT = Extreme/Excessive Preferential Treatment
EPV = Explosive Personal Vitality
EQB = Ethically-Questionable Behaviour (see also LQB)
ERA = Emotional Rape Allegation
ERL = Environmentally-Responsible Littering (huh? see also SRL)
ERS = Economically Ravaged Slumscape
ERT = Entrepreneurial Risk Taking
ESA = [1] Ecologically-Sensitive Area (see also ESR)
ESA = [2] Environmentally-Sensitive Approach
ESBP = Environmentally-Sound Business Practices
ESC = [1] Effective Scandal Coordination (typical ref. to political/government scandals; see also ESM)
ESC = [2] Effective Service Capability
ESC = [3] Elite Social Clique
ESD = [1] Emotionally Shut Down (see also EDR)
ESD = [2] Ecologically Sensitive Discussion (see also ECD)
ESD = [3] Emotional Support Dog
ESI = [1] Enlightened Self-Interest
ESI = [2] Environmental Strategic Initiative
ESI = [3] Economic Shock-Inducing
ESL = Endangered-Species List
ESM = Effective Scandal Management (see also ESC)
ESM = Environmentally-Sensitive Material
ESN = Extremely Sensitive Nature (i.e. of a Covert Criminal Investigation or of a person)
ESP = Exact(ing) Scientific Procedure
ESR = Ecologically-Sensitive Region (see also ESA)
ESS = Energy Storage System (www.teslamotors.com)
ETA = Extensive Techological Advance(s)
ETS = Esoteric Toxic Securities (as in common stock or similar instruments)
ETT = “End Tyrannical Taxation” (similar to montras shouted by Alan Keyes for President supporters in 1999/2000)
ETV = Excessive Television Viewing
EUR = Economically Unjustifiable/Unviable Repair
EVA = [1] Economically Viable Alternative
EVA = [2] Economically-Viable Area [see also EVR(2); contrast with EDR(2) & EDA]
EVO = Economically Viable Opportunity/Option
EVR = [1] Economically Viable Result (see also EOR)
EVR = [2] Economically Viable Region [see also EVA(2); contrast with EDR(2) & EDA]
EVR = [3] Economically Viable Repair (contrast with EUR)
EWA = Essential Work Activity (see NEWA for antonym)
EWF = Enhanced Work Flow
EWS = Early Warning System
FAA = Flexible Acquisition Alternative(s)
FAEV = Fight Against Ethics Violations
FAP = Fundamental Architectural Problem(s)
FAW = Fugative Arrest Warrent
FBE = Friendship-Building Experience (see also MBE & RBE)
FBG = Fertile Breeding Ground
FBN = “Funny, But No” (lingo from Hallmark Shoebox greeting card creators/editors for slogans that didn't quite make it)
FBT = Family Bonding Time
FCA = Forensic Computer Analysis
FCB = Financially-Challenged Background
FCD = Failed Capitalist Doctrine/Dogma
FCDA = Forensic Computer & Data Analysis
FCI = Fiercely Competitive Investor
FCN = Felony Criminal Nonsupport (legalese)
FCS = [1] Fatted-Calf Sacrifice
FCS = [2] Flight Control System
FCS = [3] Flexible Control Structure
FDA = Forensic Document Audit
FDC = [1] False, Dafamatory Claim (see also FDS, MDS, & MDC)
FDC = [2] Fundamental Design Criteria
FDE = Fractured Denominational Existence
FDL = Filthy Depraved Liar/Lunatic/Loser/Landowner
FDM = Funky Dance Move(s)
FDR = Flight Data Recorder
FDS = [1] False, Defamatory Statement (see also MDS & MDC)
FDS = [2] Fraud Detection System/Scheme
FEA = Flattened Emotional Affect
FED = Fluid Ejection Device (e.g. Ink jet nozzle)
FEE = Fragile Economic Environment
FEI = [1] Full Economic Integration (see also PECDEIP; contrast with PEI)
FEI = [2] Federal Economic Intervention
FEM = Fragile Economic Machine (the U.S. economy)
FER = Fragile Economic Recovery
FES = Fuel Efficiency Standard(s)
FET = Fierce Exultant Triumph
FFNL = Funky Fresh New Look (see also FNL)
FFW = Fundamentally-Flawed Worldview
FIA = Fiscally Irresponsible Approach (see also FIB)
FIB = Fiscally Irresponsible Behaviour (contrast with FRB)
FIC = Financial Institution Collapse
FID = Fundamentally Insecure Design (as in new RFID-equipped US Passports)
FIE = Free Information/Idea Exchange
FIL = Fluorescent Induction Lamp
FIR = Fragmented, Inconsistent Relationship
FLA = [1] Flawed Legal Analysis
FLA = [2] Four Letter Acronym
FLS = Future Living Standards
FMC = Freakish Mutant Cyborg
FMDI = False, Malicious Defamatory Information
FMDS = False, Malicious Defamatory Statement (see also FMDI, MDS, FDS, MDC, & FDC)
FMI = Financial Market Instability (contrast with FMS)
FMM = Financial Market Meltdown (see also CMM & FMT)
FMS = [1] Financial Market Stability (contrast with FMI)
FMS = [2] Failed Management/Managerial Strategy
FMT = Financial Market Turmoil (see also CMM & FMM)
FNDE = Financial Near Death Experience
FNL = Fresh New Look (see also FFNL)
FOD = [1] Fear Of Death
FOD = [2] Fear Of Dismemberment
FOD = [3] Fear Of Disenfranchisement
FOG = Force Of Gravity
FPD = Foreign Policy Disaster
FPDP = Future Potential Domestic Partner (see also FPL, FPS)
FPE = Fire Protection Equipment/Engineer
FPF = Fast(-moving) Pyroclastic Flow(s) [flows of gas, ash, & rock during a volcanic eruption; see also APM(2)]
FPI = Flagrant Patent Infringement [see also DPI(3)]
FPL = [1] Future Potential Lover (see also FPS & FPDP)
FPL = [2] Fractured Personal Loyalty(ies)
FPS = [1] Fault Protection System/Scheme (compare with AFD & AFP)
FPS = [2] Future Potential Spouse (see also FPL & FPDP)
FPS = [3] Full Public Shaming
FPS = [4] Frenetic Personal Style
FPT = Future Potential Tragedy
FPV = Future Potential Victim
FRB = Fiscally Responsible Behaviour (contrast with FIB)
FRC = Frequency Response Characteristic
FRD = Fatal Radiation Dose(age)
FRG = Fraud Rental Game (tenants who willingly defraud landlords)
FRH = Free-Radical Hippie
FRM = Fiscally-Responsible Method(s)
FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Partner
FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Person
FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Policy(ies)
FRT = Fearless Risk-Taker
FSA = Failed Socialst Agenda (see also FSD)
FSD = Failed Socialist Doctrine/Dogma (see also FSA)
FSF = Full Scandal Fruition (see also ESM & ESC)
FSI = [1] Full-Scale Integration
FSI = [2] Full-Scale Invasion
FSI = [3] Full-Scale Interrogation
FSI = [4] Fragile Socioeconomic Infrastructure (see also FSS)
FSI = [5] Financial/Fiscal Sector Instability
FSL = Filthy Stinking Lier
FSS = Fragile Socioeconomic Structure [see also FSI(4)]
FTA = Failure To Adapt
FTC = Formidable Technical Challenge
FTD = [1] Fault-Tolerant Design
FTD = [2] Financially Transmitted Disease (such as issuing bad loans)
FTHB = First-Time Home Buyer
FTI = [1] Forward-Thinking Initiative
FTI = [2] Failure To Innovate
FTM = Forward-Thinking Mission
FTO = [1] Forward-Thinking Objective
FTO = [2] Forward-Thinking Organisation
FTO = [3] Foreign Terrorist Organisation (see also DTO)
FTP = Forward-Thinking Philosophy
FTS = [1] Forward-Thinking Strategy
FTS = [2] Fundamental Tax Simplification
FTV = Forward-Thinking Vision
FVT = Formulaic Violence Trend
FWA = Free Wireless Access
FWS = Flexible Work Schedule
GAMP = Growth And Marketing Plan
GAS = Genetic Alcoholism Susceptibility
GASD = Graphic Anamatronic Sexual Display (same as GSAD)
GAT = Growth-Attenuation Therapy
GCB = Globalisation Cost Benefit [see also GCS (2)]
GCD = General Categorical Denial
GCF = [1] “Genocidal Cleansing Fire” (see MDR- megalomaniacal dictator rhetoric)
GCF = [2] Ghastly Ceremonial Farce
GCI = Growing Customer Irritant
GCL = Global Consumer Landscape
GCMN = Global Climate-Monitoring Network (see also CMN, MCMN)
GCO = Generous Counter-Offer
GCS = Genetic Cancer Susceptibility
GCS = [2] Globalisation Cost Saving(s) [see also GCB]
GEA = Gender-Equality Advocate
GEC = Global Economic Competitiveness
GEM = Global Extremist Movement
GFC = Global Financial Crisis
GFE = Giant Financial Entity
GFI = Global Financial Infrastructure
GFM = Global Financial Meltdown (e.g. Oct 2008)
GFN = Genuine Financial Need
GFS = Global Financial System
GLM = Global Labour Marketplace
GMM = Government Microeconomic Meddling
GMO = Global Marketing Organisation
GOSS = Global Oil Supply Security
GPA = Ground-Penetrating Animal
GPR = Ground-Penetrating Radar (see also SPR); Ground-Penetrating Rodent
GPRT = ground-penetrating radar technology (see also GPR)
GRS = Gender Reassignment Surgery (PC term for trans-gender surgery)
GSA = Good-Samaritan Adventure
GSAD = Graphic Sexual Anamatronic Display (same as GASD)
GSH = Gross Sexual Harrassment (see also GSM)
GSM = Gross Sexual Misconduct (see also GSH)
GSP = Government Stimulus Plan
GSS = Government Safety Standards
GTH = Global Thermonuclear Holocaust
GTI = Global Trade Imbalance(s)
GTR = Good-Taste Restriction (as in bounded limits for verbiage developed for greeting cards)
GUO = Gleaming Unbridled Optimism
GVC = General Visual Clutter; Generally Visually Cluttered
GWC = Global Wage Convergence (e.g. decreasing the gap between US & Asian wages)
GWD = Geographically Widely Dispersed
HAB = Hot Air Balloon
HABI = Hot Air Balloon Incident
HAD = Heathcare Access Disparity
HBC = High/Higher Borrowing Cost(s)
HCF = Highly-Controversial Figure (see also HCRF)
HCP = [1] Health Care Policy
HCP = [2] Human-Centered Product
HCRF = Highly-Controversial Religious Figure (see also HCF)
HDC = High-Density Community (see also HDUD)
HDUD = High-Density Urban Development (see also HDC)
HEE = Historically Elusive Explaination
HEOS = Highest Echelons Of Society (see also HSE)
HFE = Highly-Fractured Existence
HFN = Highly Fractured Nature
HIB = Harmful, Irresponsible Behaviour
HIC = Home Inspection Contingency (i.e. for purchases of home real estate)
HIE = Homegrown Islamic Extremism (see also HIT)
HIH = Highly Intellectual Humour
HIP = [1] Highly Insecure/Innovative/Irresponsible/Irascible/Iridescent Person
HIP = [2] Health Insurance Plan
HIR = Harmful, Irresponsible Relationship
HIS = [1] Human-Interest Story
HIS = [2] High Information Security (contrast with LIS)
HIS = [3] Health Impairing/Impairment Symptom (see also SHIS)
HIT = Homegrown Islamic Terrorism (see also HIE)
HLS = High-Level Summary/Synopsis (contrast with LLS)
HLSB = High-Level Security Breach(es)
HMB = Healthy Morale Boost(er)
HMI = Highly-Motivated Individual (see also HMP, SWI)
HMP = Highly-Motivated Person (see also HMI, SWI)
HOA = Highly-Optimised Approach (see also HOI)
HOI = Highly-Optimised Initiative (see also HOA)
HOS = Highly-Optimised Solution
HPC = High-Probability Contingency (contrast with LPC)
HRA = Human Rights Atrocities/Aberrations/Abuses (see also CRA)
HRAT = Heathly, Robust, And Thriving
HRR = Heavily Redacted Report (e.g. declassified government documents)
HRT = Highly Repetitive Task(s)
HSA = Highly-Speculative Answer
HSD = Heated Spirited Discussion (see also ASD & USD)
HSE = Highest Societal Echelons (see also HEOS)
HSG = High School Grad(uate)
HTA = Horrific Terrorist Atrocities
HTE = Heightened Threat Environment
HTR = High Technical Risk (contrast with LTR)
HTS = Home Theatre System
HVPI = High-Value Product Installation
IAA = Indifferent Apathetic Attitude (see also AAI)
IAP = [1] Internet Addiction Prevalence
IAP = [2] Increasingly Aggressive Pricing [see also IAPS(1)]
IAPS = [1] Increasingly Aggressive Pricing Strategy [see also IAP(2)]
IAPS = [2] Increasingly Annoying Pricing Strategy (usu. synonymous with price increases)
IBE = [1] Image-Building Experience
IBE = [2] Incompetent Business Executive
IBE = [3] Inadequate Business Executive
IBF = Investment Banking Firm
IBI = Image-Building Initiative
IBP = Inflammatory/Insensitive/Irrational/Indiscrete Blog Posting
IBQ = Initial Build Quality/Quantity
IBS = International Banking System
IBT = [1] Image-Building Triumph
IBT = [2] Invasive Biometric Technology (e.g. implantable RF-ID chips with personal data)
ICA = Illegal Criminal Activity
ICC = Ideal Courtship Candidate
ICD = Intense Calorie/Caloric Deprivation
ICE = [1] Interactive Classroom Environment (see also ECE)
ICE = [2] Improved Customer Experience
ICL = Irreverent Cackling Laughter
ICM = Ineffective Corruption Management (see ECM for antonym)
ICP = [1] Internal Control Process
ICP = [2] Increased Customer Productivity
ICP = [3] Improved Competitive Position
ICS = [1] International Crime Spree
ICS = [2] Instant Celebrity Status
IDA = Ineffective, Desperate Approach (used by some singles in desperate attempts to find dates)
IDA = [2] Intelligent Design Advocate
IDC = Incendiary Device Component(s) (used by terrorists & anarchist groups)
IDC = [2] Impending Demographic Change
IDD = [1] Ill-Defined Dating
IDD = [2] Increasingly Defiant Dictator (e.g. North Korea's Kim Jong-Il)
IDE = Inadequate/Incomplete Dating Experience
IDM = Intelligent Design Movement [see also IDP, & IDA(2)]
IDP = [1] Intelligent Design Proponent [see also IDM, & IDA(2)]
IDP = [2] Intense Demographic Pressure
IDW = [1] Infinite Design Window
IDW = [2] Integrated Digital Workflow (see also TDW)
IEA;INEA = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Activity [see also IER & IED(2)/INED]
IED = [1] Intermittent Explosive Disorder (clinical term for condition linked to 'road rage' & other similar outbursts)
IED;INED = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Development [see also IEA/INEA & IER/INER]
IEF;IENF = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Facility(ies)
IEP = Irrepressible Effervescent Personality (e.g. Steve Irwin)
IER/INER = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Research [see also IEA/INEA & IED(2)/INED]
IERP = Involuntary Early Retirement Package (a layoff with severance; see also IRP, VRP, & VERP)
IFB = [1] Intangible Fringe Benefit(s) [antonym
IFB = [2] Intraocular Foreign Body (medical term for foreign object in the eye)
IFD = Imminent Financial Disaster/Doom
IFF = Indefinite Federal Financing/Funding
IGC = [1] Increased(ing) Global Competition (see also AGC)
IGC = [2] Instant Gratification Culture (e.g. in the USA; see also IGCC)
IGCC = Instant Gratification Consumer Culture (e.g. in the USA; see also IGC)
IGO = Industry Growth Opportunity (see also MIGO)
IGR = Irreversible Growth Retardation
IHL = Incalculable Human Loss
IIP = Improved Internal Process(es)
IIU = Irresponsible Internet Use/User
IKS = [1] Invited Keynote Speaker
IKS = [2] Invalid Keynote Speaker (obscure usage)
ILA = Industry-Leading Architecture
ILE = Interactive Learning Experience (see also RILE)
ILL = Institutional Learning Lapse (see also ILP)
ILP = Institutional Learning Problem (see also ILL)
ILS = Insufficiently Lavish Setting (contrast with SLS)
ILT = Industry-Leading Technology
ILV = Industry-Leading Visionary
IMA = [1] Important Management Announcement
IMA = [2] Increased Market Awareness
IMC = [1] Intense Media Coverage
IMC = [2] Intensive Medical Care
IMC = [3] Independent Medical Consultation
IME = Indoctrinated Muslim Extremist (see also IMO, & RMO)
IMF = Interstellar Magnetic Field
IMO = Indoctrinated Muslim Operatives (see also IME, & RMO)
IMP = Increased Market Penetration
IMP = [2] Incongruent Management Paradigm (mgmt. philosophy/objectives that are contradictory or that conflict with corp. goals)
IMP = [3] Industry Marketing Practices
IMP = [4] Internal Mentoring Process
IMP = [5] Infernal Mentoring Process (?)
IMP = [6] Informal Mentoring Process
IMPO = Illegal Music Piracy Operations (see also MPO)
IMR = Increasingly Marginalised Role
IMT = [1] Incident Management Team
IMT = [2] International Marital Terrorism (source: www.onion.com)
IMT = [3] Integrated Multichannel Touchpoint (source: Mike Webster, VP & Gen Mgr, NCR Self-Service Solutions)
IMV = Intrinsic Marketing Value
INC = Impotent New Competitor (contrast with PNC)
INF = Impairment of Neurological Function / Impaired Neurologic Function
INT = Intimidating New/New-fangled Technology
IOC = [1] Improved Organisational Capability(ies)/Capacity/Competency [see also EOC]
IOC = [2] Inadequate/Incomplete Organisational Capability/Capacity/Competency
IOE = Increased/Improved Operational Efficiency(ies)
IOH = Impressive Operational History
IPD = Intellectual Property Disclosure
IPL = Intellectual Property Lawyer
IPM = Inorganic Porous Material
IPP = Intellectual Property Protection
IPS = Incentive Pay Strategies
IPT = Irreparable Product Tarnishing (e.g. showing a product in an unfavourable depiction)
IRA = Islamic Religious Authorities
IRE = Infrastructure Reconstruction/Realignment Effort(s)
IRI = Incredibly Ricky Investment(Investing)
IRMS = Internet Retailer Market Share (see also DSF)
IRP = Involuntary Retirement Package (a layoff with severance; see also IERP, VRP, & VERP)
IRS = [1] Innovative, Radical Solution
IRS = [2] Industrial Radiation Source
IRT = Islamic Radicalism Target
IRV = Intrinsic Relational/Relationship Value
IRVA = Intrinsic Relational/Relationship Value-Add
ISA = Intense Sexual Attraction (see also MSA; for antonym, see ISR)
ISC = [1] Ideal Shopping Companion
ISC = [2] Inappropriate Sexual Contact
ISDE = Integrated, Seamless Digital Ecosystem (see also ISE)
ISE = Integrated, Seamless Ecosystem (see also ISDE)
ISF = Internal/International Security Force(s)
ISI = Involuntary Service Interruption
ISOC = Illusory Sense Of Control (see also SOC)
ISOPE = Increasing Sense Of Personal Entitlement [see also SOE(3)]
ISP = [1] Irrational Schedule Pressure
ISP = [2] Industry Standard Practice
ISP = [3] Inadequate Serotonin Production (medical condition)
ISP = [4] Industry Solution(s) Provider
ISP = [5] Individual Service Provider (i.e. freelance worker)
ISR = [1] Intense Sexual Revulsion (for antonyms, see ISA or MSA)
ISR = [2] Immediate Situational Requirement
IST = Intense Sexual Tension
ISTO = Islamic Sea of Tyranny and Oppression
ISVA = Infinite Shareholder Value-Add
ITA = Intangible Technology Assets
ITB = [1] Increased(ing) Terrorist Brutality
ITB = [2] Income Tax Burden (see also OITB)
ITC = Idealized Theocratic Commonwealth
ITD = Integrated Technology Development
ITI = “Iterate To Innovate”
ITL = [1] Impenetrable Transparent Layer
ITL = [2] Islamic Terrorist(ic) Leaders(hip)
ITR = Influential Technical Review(s)
ITU = Interdimensional Transgender Unicorn (?)
IUC = Indifferent, Unimaginative Consumer
IUS = Indifferent, Unimaginative Shopper (see also IUC)
IVC = Incomprehensibly Verbose Complaint
IVL = Incomprehensibly Verbose Letter
IVR = Incomprehensibly Verbose Rhetoric
IVS = Incomprehensibly Verbose Sermon
IWC = Integrated Wireless Capability
IWPB = Inappropriately Weak Personal Boundaries
IYC = Individualistic Youth Culture (i.e. in the Western world)
JCR = Juvenile Criminal Record
JES = Just Economic Structure (e.g. a socio-economic system that does not oppress, subjugate, or disadvantage the poor)
JIC = “Just In Case”…
JLE = Jargon-Laden Explanation (see also CIE)
JQP = Japanese Quality Practice
KBD = Key Business Decision/Direction
KBI = Key Business Innovator
KBL = Key Business Leader
KBS = Key Business Skills
KCA = Key Competitive Advantage
KCD = Key Cultural Difference(s)
KCD = Key Cultural Distinctives
KFA = Key Focus Area
KFS = Key Focus Segment(s)
KGS = Key Growth Segment(s)
KGS = Key Growth Segments (as in 'key growth product segment' or product line)
KIM = Key Industrial Material
KIS = Known Initial State (contrast with UIS)
KNS = Known Nuclear State (countries/governments with known nuclear weapons development programs; contrast with LNC)
KNT = Key New Technology
KNTL = Key New Technology Leader
KPD = Key Product Deliverable
KPM = Key Performance Metric(s)
KRG = Kafkaesque Romantic Gesture (compare to BRG)
KSI = Key Strategic Initiative(s)
KSOH = Keen Sense Of Humour
KSOW = Keen Sense Of Wit (compare to KSOH)
KTC = [1] Know The Customer
KTC = [2] Key Team Contributor
KTI = Key Technology Initiatives/Innovator
KTL = Ket Technology Leader
LBC = Legally Binding Contract
LBP = Legitimate Business Purposes
LCDA = Low-Cost Dating Alternative (e.g. cooking dinner at home)
LCE = Laboratory Controlled Environment
LCH = Lawless Criminal Haven
LCP = [1] Limited Career Path (see also SCP)
LCP = [2] Low Cost Provider
LCR = Limited Collection Resources
LCSE = Life-Changing Side Effects
LDF = Legal Defence Fund (see also LDT)
LDS = Limited Digital Subscription
LDT = Legal Defence Team (see also LDF)
LEB;GEB;BEB = Large/Giant/Behemoth Economic Barrior
LEI = Lingering Economic Insecurity (see also LEU)
LET = [1] Leading-Edge Technology (see also LETI, LETS)
LET = [2] Latent Entrepreneurial Talent
LETI = Leading-Edge Technology/Technological Initiative
LETS = Leading-Edge Technology/Technological Strategy
LEU = Lingering Economic Uncertainty (see also LEI)
LHS = Long Historical Struggle
LIH = Lower-Income Household (see also MIH)
LIM = Lucrative International Market
LIS = Low Information Security (contrast with HIS)
LISP = Live-In Sexual Partner
LLI = Limited Legal Immunity (see also LLL)
LLL = Limited Legal Liability (see also LLI)
LLR = Lessons Learned Review
LLS = Low-Level Summary/Synopsis (contrast with HLS)
LMC = Limited Military Capability (see also LMD, LMS, & LMT)
LMD = Limited Military Deployment (see also LMC, LMS, & LMT)
LMS = [1] Limited Military Strategy/'Strategery'
LMS = [2] Limited Military Sophistication
LMT = Limited Military Technology
LNC = Limited Nuclear Capability(ies) [see also KNS]
LOC = [1] Loss Of Control
LOC = [2] Loss Of Credibility
LOI = Lack Of Interest
LOM = Lack Of Motivation
LOS = Lack Of Skill / Loss Of Skill
LPC = Low-Probability Contingency (contrast with HPC)
LQB = Legally-Questionable Behaviour (see also EQB)
LRE = Light Reading Enjoyment (e.g. “For your LRE, here's a list of famous Jewish sports legends.”)
LRR = Limited Relationship Resources
LSD = Lurid Sexual Details
LST = [1] Light Scattering Technique
LST = [2] Legitimate Statistical Test(s)
LTA = Late-Term Abortion (see also PBA)
LTCS = Long-Term Competitive Strategy
LTE = Long-Term Effect(s) (see STE for antonym)
LTGO = Long-Term Growth Opportunity
LTGR = Long-Term Growth Rate
LTI = Limited Techology Investment
LTO = Limited Technology Opportunity
LTP = Long-Term Potential
LTR = Low Technical Risk (contrast with HTR)
LTS = [1] Long-Term Stability (contrast with STS)
LTS = [2] Long-Term Sustainability
LUMP = Limited-Use Mobile Phone (a disposable mobile phone for fixed-duration, prepaid use)
MAT = [1] Minimum Attractiveness Threshold
MAT = [2] Mythological Ancient Text(s)
MBD = Minimal Business Disruption
MBE = Marriage-Building Experience (see also FBE & RBE)
MBR = Mutually Beneficial Relationship
MCA = Manipulative Con Artist
MCE = Mobile Computing Environment
MCF = Mission-Critical Function (see also MCI)
MCI = [1] Mission-Critical Initiative (see also MCF)
MCI = [2] Market-Changing Initiative
MCMN = Mobile, Climate-Monitoring Network (see also CMN, GCMN)
MCO = Market-Changing Opportunity
MCS = [1] Minimally Conscious State
MCS = [2] Massive Cyclical Swings
MDA = Multi-Disciplinary Approach (i.e. to problem-solving; see also MDI)
MDC = Malicious Defamatory Claim
MDI = Multi-Disciplinary Initiative (see also MDA)
MDN = Marauding Desert Nomads
MDR = Megalomaniacal Dictator Rhetoric
MDS = Malicious Defamatory Statement (see also FDS, MDC)
MEAB = Marauding Erratic Animal Behaviour
MEB = Marauding Erratic Behaviour
MER = Minimum Entry Requirement
MES = Multi-Ethnic Society
MFA = [1] Minimum Flying Altitude
MFA = [2] Ministry Focus Area(s)
MFB = Meaningful Financial Benefit
MFC = [1] Monolithic Foundation Construction (poured, thick concrete slab is used instead of footer underneath foundation sidewalls)
MFC = [2] Monumental Financial Challenge(s)
MFD = Multi-Family Dwelling (contrast with SFD)
MFG = Mammarian Flesh-Globes
MFL = Maladaptive Fantasy-Life
MGC = Media-Generated Controversy (contrast with MGN)
MGI = [1] Multi-Generational Interaction (see also CGI)
MGI = [2] Mounting Government Investigation
MGN = Media-Generated Noncontroversy (contrast with MGC)
MHC = Mental Health Condition (see also DMHC)
MIGO = Multi-Industry Growth Opportunity (see also IGO)
MIH = Middle-Income Household (see also LIH)
MIR = [1] Minimally-Invasive Relationship
MIR = [2] Minimally-Intensive Relationship
MISP = MInimum Security Prison (see MXSP for antonym)
MIT = Medical Information Technology
MITS = Medical Information Technology System(s)
MLIC = Multi-Layered Integrated Circuit
MLOS;MLS = Momentary Loss Of Sanity
MLP = Market Leading Performance
MMP = Medieval Marketing Plan
MOG = Mind Of God
MOM = Mucuous Oozing Machine
MOR = Meaningful Overnight Relationship (contrast with TOR)
MOS = Margin Of Safety
MPA = Miscellaneous Paranormal Activity (ghosts, hauntings, poltergeists, etc.)
MPE = Meteoric Price Escalation (see also MPI)
MPI = [1] Meteoric Price Increase (see also MPE)
MPI = [2] Market Penetration Initiative
MPO = [1] Music Piracy Operations (see also IMPO)
MPO = [2] Massive Public Outcry
MPUG = Macabre Parade of Unspeakable Grotesquerie
MRB = Morally Repugnant Behaviour
MRO = Monstrous Retail Outlet
MRS = Marital Realignment Strategey (spouses agreeing on deliverables & philosophical matters)
MRT = Meaningless Rhetorical Trick
MSA = Mutual Sexual Attraction (see also ISA; for antonym, see ISR)
MSB = Murderous Suicide Bombing
MSC = Manufacturing Supply Chain
MSN = Mutual Sexual Neuroses
MSO = Mortgage Servicing Operation(s)
MST = Mind-Shattering Terror
MSV = Mixed Social Values (see also BSV)
MTE = Martyrdom Through Execution
MTI = Medical Technology Innovation
MTM = Monetary Transmission Mechanism / Monetised Transmission Mechanism
MUGS = Medically-Unnecessary Genital Surgery [e.g. to correct intersex characteristics on babies to force gender assignment]
MUS = [1] Mortgage Underwriting Standards
MUS = [2] Medically-Unnecessary Surgery
MVP = Most Vulnerable Point
MVS = Mobile Video System (e.g. in police cruisers)
MWD = Motorist Warning Device
MWE = Median/Mean Weekly Earnings
MXSP = MaXimum Security Prison (see MISP for antonym)
NAPD = Narcissistic Activist Personality Disorder
NBC = Nation-Building Challenges
NBF = New Business Function(s) [see also ABF]
NBO = New Business Opportunity (see also ABO)
NBP = Non-traditional Business Practices (contrast with TBP)
NCCS = Non-Competitive Cost Structure (contrast with CCS)
NCF = Non-Certified Facility
NCS = New Customer Segment
NCU = Nefarious Computer User
NDI = Narrowly-Defined Interests
NEC = National Existential Crisis
NEI = Nascent Emerging Industry
NES = Nascent Entrepreneurial Strategy
NEWA = Non-Essential Work Activity (see EWA for antonym)
NFD = Nascent, Fragile Democracy
NFG = Nascent, Fragile Government
NFL = No-Frills Lifestyle
NFR = Nascent, Fragile Relationship
NFV = Negative Female Vibe (contrast with PFV)
NGC = Natural Gas Consumption
NGO = New Growth Opportunity
NGT = Nervous Geopolitical Tensions
NHS = [1] Nightmarish Hellhole Sojourn
NHS = [2] New Harebrained Scheme
NHS = [3] National Healthcare System
NLCF = Never Lose Customer Focus (see also NLTCF)
NLD = Near-Lethal Dose
NLF = “Never Lose Focus”
NLS = Non-Linear System
NLTCF = Never Lose The Customer Focus (see also NLCF)
NMCO = Narrow-Minded Cultural Orthodoxy
NMTO = Narrow-Minded Theological Orthodoxy
NPA = Negative Public Attitude (see also NPS; contrast with PPA, PPS)
NPP = Nuclear Production Potential
NPR = Neglected Personal Relationship
NPS = Negative Public Sentiment (see also NPA; contrast with PPA, PPS)
NRA = Necessary Remedial Action(s)
NRE = Nuclear Rocket Engines (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Orion_%28nuclear_propulsion%29)
NRI = National/Nationwide Refueling Infrastructure
NRS = Nationally-Representative Sample
NSA = No Such Allegation
NSD = New Solutions Differentiation
NSI = Non-Specific Irritant (“Ionizing radiation acts as an NSI.”)
NSR = Nuanced Social Relationships (see also CNSR)
NTK = Need To Know
NTM = Non-Traditional Mortgage
NTP = Naughty Tingly Part(s) [church lady]
NVE = Negative Vacation(ing) Experience (contrast with PVE)
NVSR = Non-Violent Stress Relief (contrast with VSR)
NYO = Not Yet Official
OCA = Outright Criminal Activity(ies) [see also ECA]
OCF = Operating Cash Flow
OCPB = Offensive Cell Phone Behaviour (see also OMPB)
OCS = [1] Outstanding Customer Service (e.g. Virgin Atlantic or Singapore Airlines)
OCS = [2] Oppressed Cable Subscriber
ODOR = Organisational Diffusion Of Responsibility
ODP = Optimised Development Process (see also OPDP)
OEC = Outspoken Eclectic Career
OEI = Operational Excellence Initiative
OER = Oppressive Environmental Regulation(s)
OFM = Orderly Financial Market
OFR = Old-Fashioned Repression (see also PIR)
OIC = Ongoing International Catastrophe
OID = Orally-Ingested Drug
OIR = Occupational Inhalation Risk(s)
OITB = Onerous Income Tax Burden (see also ITB)
OLA = Overstuffed Leather Armchair (compare with OVA)
OLD = “Other Lesser Dieties”
OLJ = Obscure Legal Justification
OMI = Online Marital Infidelity
OMPB = Offensive Mobile Phone Behaviour (see also OCPB)
ONT = Overt Nuclear Testing
OOA = Operational Orbital Altitude (i.e. for earth-orbit communications satellites)
OOBT = Out Of Box Thinking
OOS = Out Of Service (see also TOOS)
OOSD = Object-Oriented Software Development
OPDP = [1] Official Post-Disaster Protocol
OPDP = [2] Optimised Product Development Process (see also ODP)
OPR = Oppressive Political Regime
ORTI = Opportunistic, Risk-Tolerant Investor (see also RTI)
OSA = One-Sided Advantage
OSCB = Online Sexually Compulsive Behaviour
OSR = Ongoing Strategic Review
OSU = Optimal Space Utilisation
OTE = Offshore Tax Evasion (see also OTS)
OTF = Orchestrated Traffic Flow
OTS = Offshore Tax Shelter (accounts in foreign countries for tax evasion; see also OTE)
OUE = Ominous Unfolding Events (e.g. during Armageddon)
OUT = Outrageous Unfair Termination (see also WTL)
OVA = Overstuffed Vinyl Armchair (compare with OLA)
OWE = Offensive Work Environment
OWS = Oppressive Work Schedule (see also SWS)
PAA = Prodigious Acting Ability
PAB = Passive-Aggressive Behaviour
PAD = Peculiar Anxiety Disorder
PADD = Pleasant Aroma Dispensing Device (see also ADD)
PAF = Preliminary Autopsy Finding
PAI = Post-Accident Investigation
PAM = [1] Psychologically-Abusive Marriage
PAM = [2] Personal Alarm Monitor
PAP = [1] Personal Action Plan
PAP = [2] Politically Acceptable Practice(s)
PAPI = Personal And Proprietary Information
PAR = Psychologically-Abusive Relationship (see also PAM)
PBA = Partial Birth Abortion (see also LTA)
PBE = Professional Business Environment
PBI = Performance-Based Incentive(s)
PBN = Percussive Background Noise
PBO = Profitable Business Opportunity
PCE = Positive Customer Experience (see also SCE)
PDCI = Profoundly Disturbing Conflict of Interest (see also DCOI)
PDE = Personal Development Effort (see also PDI, & CPDI)
PDF = [1] Penniless Dedicated Following (e.g. rock band groupies)
PDF = [2] Personal Defence Force
PDI = Personal Development Initiative/Incentive (see also CPDI)
PDP = [1] Product Development Pipeline
PDP = [2] Participative Decision Process [akin to CDP(4)]
PDS = Professional Domination Session (services provided by a 'dominatrix')
PDT = [1] Proprietary Database Technology
PDT = [2] Pyrotechnic Diversionary Tactic(s)
PEC = [1] Potential/Probable Ecological/Environmental Catastrophe
PEC = [2] Prolonged Economic Crisis
PECDEIP = Permanent Empowered Cohabitating/Co-equal Domestic Economically-Integrated Partnership (sophistry for 'marriage')
PED = [1] Potential Environmental Disaster
PED = [2] Potential Emotional Disaster
PEE = Positive Educational Experience
PEI = Partial Economic Integration (contrast with FEI)
PEM = Potential Executive Material (someone whose prospects are good for becoming a corp. executive)
PEM = [2] Pathetic Executive Material (one whose executive leadership is abyssmal or dismal, at best)
PEM(3) = Patent-Eligible Method
PEO = Personal Economic Opportunity
PES = [1] Premature Exit Strategy (e.g. trying to leave strategically from a really bad date)
PES = [2] Personal Economic Strategy
PES = [3] Productivity-Enhancing Solution
PES = [4] Penile Enlargement Surgery (contrast with PRS)
PEV = Personal Economic Viability
PFC = [1] Proactive Flight Cancellation
PFC = [2] Persistent Financial Crisis
PFE = Parlayed False Erudition
PFI = [1] Personal Financial Interest
PFI = [2] Pernicious Financial Instruments (e.g. derivatives)
PFO = Plucked From Obscurity
PFP = Prudent Financial Planning
PFS = [1] Precarious Financial State
PFS = [2] Prudent Financial Strategy/“Strategery”
PFT = Private Family Time
PFV = Positive Female Vibe (compare with PMV; contrast with NFV)
PHI = Persistent Health Impairment
PIA = Possibly Illegal Activity
PIIR = Pseudo-Intimate Interpersonal Relationship
PILD = Pithy, Innuendo-Laden Dialogue
PIP = [1] Product Innovation Pipeline
PIP = [2] Personal Investment Portfolio
PIR = [1] Powerful Inhumane Regime (see also OFR)
PIR = [2] Penetrating Ionising Radiation (e.g. gamma radiation)
PIS = [1] Primitive Internet Society
PIS = [2] Permanent Induced Sterility
PIT = [1] Predominant Industry Trend (see also DIT)
PIT = [2] Powerful/Principle Investigative Tool
PIWE = Print-Intensive Workgroup Environments
PLA = Pro-Life Advocate
PLL = Potential Legal Liability
PLM = Proactive Lifecycle Management
PLS = Pathological Light Sensitivity
PLV = [1] Portfolio Liquidation Value (or SPLV)
PLV = [2] Personal Leadership Vision
PMC = Pervasive Materialistic Culture
PMS = [1] Political Mind-Set
PMS = [2] Personal Marketing STRATEGIST
PMS = [3] Preventative Maintenance Schedule
PMS = [4] Post-Marketing Study
PMS = [5] Property Management System
PMV = Positive Male Vibe (compare with PFV)
PNC = Potent New Competitor (contrast with INC)
PNM = Profitable Niche Market
PNR = Possible/Probable/Potential Negative Ramifications
POD = Piece Of Dirt
POF = Private Online Forum
POI = Person/Position Of Influence
POM = [1] Publicised Organised Method (see also POW)
POM = [2] Potentially Offensive Message
POS = Piece Of Sh&$
POW = Publicised Organised Way (see also POM)
PPA = Positive Public Attitude (see also PPS; contrast with NPA & NPS)
PPE = Paid Propaganda Effort (ref. to politics & gov't)
PPI = [1] Protected Personal Information [contrast with UPI(1)]
PPI = [2] Patent-Protected Idea
PPI = [3] Progressive Political Ideology
PPRP = Personal Philosophical Realignment Plan (alignment of personal philosophies with organisational goals)
PPS = [1] Positive Public Sentiment (see also PPA; contrast with NPA & NPS)
PPS = [2] Progressive Political Strategy
PQA = Product Quality Assessment
PRC = [1] Psychosexual Repetition Compulsion
PRC = [2] Personal Responsibility Crusade
PRI = Passionate, Radical Inclusion
PRS = Penile Reduction Surgery [contrast with PES(4)]
PSA = Probabilistic Safety Analysis
PSD = Protocol-Specific Discrimination [as in Internet ISP's unethically filtering traffic; see also PSI(3)]
PSF = Powerful, Spriritual Forces
PSI = [1] Politically-Sensitive Issue (see also PSS, PVS)
PSI = [2] Potential/Probable Safety Issue
PSI = [3] Protocol-Specific Interference [as in Internet ISP's unethically filtering traffic; see also PSD]
PSM = [1] Psychosocial Stress Mechanism
PSM = [2] Paradigm-Shifting Manifesto
PSO = Personal Security Options
PSS = Politically-Sensitive Situation (see also PSI, PVS)
PTA = Prisoner Transfer Agreement
PTC = Payment-Troubled Consumer
PTE = [1] Psychologically Traumatizing Experience
PTE = [2] Prototype Test Event
PTEE = Powerfully Transformative Educational Experience
PTH = “Path To Harmony”
PTR = “Path To/Towards Reconciliation”
PTS = [1] Publicly Traded Security
PTS = [2] Product Transition Schedule
PTT = Primary Terror(ist) Target
PUC = Politically Unstable Country (see also PUR)
PUI = Presently Under Investigation
PUM = Publicised Undocumented Method (see also POM, POW)
PUP = Poorly Understood Phenomenon
PUR = Politically Unstable Region (see also PUC)
PUW = Publicised Undocument Way (see also PUM, POM, POW)
PVC = Pervasive Violent Culture
PVE = Positive Vacation(ing) Experience (contrast with NVE)
PVS = Politically-Volatile Situation (see also PSS, PSI)
PWC = Perilous Weather Conditions
PWS = [1] Psychological Withdrawal Symptoms
PWS = [2] Personal Work Style
PWS = [3] Proximity Warning System
PWS = [4] Public Water System
QGM = Quantitative Genetic Modeling
QIT = Questionable Investigation Tactic(s)
QPM = Quantatative Performance Metric(s)
RAA = Rampant Alcohol Abuse
RACE = Radar Assisted Collision Event (e.g. SS Andrea Doria maritime accident)
RADA = Research And Development Activities
RAFT = Readily-Available Forensics Tool(s)
RAP = Roadside-Attraction Proprietor
RAT = Risk Analysis/Adjustment Tool
RBC = Rigorous Background Check
RBE = Relationship-Building Experience (see also FBE & MBE)
RBM = Rule-Breaking Maverick
RBN = Retail Branch Network
RCD = Rapid Cell Division (see also ARCD)
RCE = [1] Rapidly Changing Economy
RCE = [2] Radical Christian Extremist
RCL = Roving Chainsaw Lunatic (see also ARCL)
RCO = Ruthless Cutting-Off
RCP = [1] Related/Relevant Career Path (see UCP for antonym)
RCP = [2] Raging Cocaine Party
RCS = Resurgence Competitive Strategy
RDF = Reality Distortion Field
RDP = Rapidly Disentegrating Paradigm
RDS = Really Desperate Situation; Really Desperate Single
REG = Robust Economic Growth
RFD = Resonant Frequency Drift
RFE = Rapid-Fire Exchange
RGC = Rumored Graphic Content
RGTS = Robust Global Trading System
RHC = Reanimated Human Corpses
RHOS = Reconstituted Hoof & Organ Slime (“pink slime”, LFTB- Lean Finely-Textured Beef parts used in ground beef)
RID = Religion In Disguise
RIE = Radical Islamic Extremist
RIF = [1] Radical Islamic Fundamentalist (see also RIE, RIT)
RIF = [2] Racially Insecure Feeling
RIFT = Radical Islamic Fundamentalist Terrorist(ism)
RILE = [1] Rich, Interactive Learning Experience (see also ILE)
RILE = [2] Revenue Inspired Law Enforcement
RIS = Reliable Information Source (contrast with UIS)
RIT = Radical Islamic Terrorist [see also RIE, RIF(1)]
RIU = Responsible Internet Use
RIV = Revolutionary Investment Vehicle (e.g. Exchange Traded Funds)
RLT = Real Life Testamonial
RME = Radicalised Muslim Extremist (see also RMO, IME, & IMO)
RMO = Radicalised Muslim Operative (see also RME, IME, & IMO)
RMP = Risk Management Procedure
ROC = [1] Return On Capital
ROC = [2] Rent Occupancy Cost
ROD = Robbed Of Dignity
ROE = Rules Of Engagement
ROF = Random Organ Failure
ROM = Robust Operating Margin (see also ROW)
ROT = Reign Of Terror
ROW = Robust Operating Window (i.e. in product design & optimisation; see also ROM)
RPM = [1] Relative Product Merit (i.e. marketplace competitive product comparison)
RPM = [2] Routine, Periodic Maintenance
RPO = Realistic Payment Options (see also RPR)
RPOG;RPG = Relentless Pursuit Of Greed
RPP = Retirement Planning Process
RPR = Realistic Payment Resources (see also RPO)
RPS = [1] “Reasonable Person Standard” (legal standard for how a reasonable person would react/respond/operate)
RPS = [2] Radical Paradigm Shift
RRP = Radical Restructuring Plan
RRV = Random Response Variation
RSA = Routine Safety Audit
RSB = Risky Speculative Bubble (stock market, real estate)
RSD = [1] Rapid Spending Decrease (contrast with RSI)
RSD = [2] Routine Solution Development
RSE = Rapid Simultaneous Execution
RSI = Rapid Spending Increase (contrast with RSD)
RSM = “Remorseless Slaughtering Machine” (www.onion.com reference to a Panda)
RSP = [1] Rapidly Shifting Paradigm
RSP = [2] Random Splurge Purchase
RTI = Risk-Tolerant Investor (see also ORTI)
RVA = [1] “Relational Value-Add”, copyright Discospock.com (similar to Economic Value-Add except in relational context)
RVA = [2] Risky Volunteer Activities
RVD = Rambling, Vitriolic Diatriabe (see also RVM)
RVM = Rambling, Vitriolic Manifesto (see also RVD)
SAH = Shame And Humiliation
SAM = Staff(ing) Augmentation Measure(s) [contrast with SRM(2)]
SAQ = Self-Assessment Questionnaire
SAV = [1] Sexual Assault Victim
SAV = [2] Suspicious-Activity Vigilance
SAW = Shattered/Scattered Aviation Wreckage
SBA = [1] Solutions-Based Architectures
SBA = [2] Savage Bear Attack
SBC = Sophisticated Business Culture
SBI = [1] Strategic Business Initiative/Investment
SBI = [2] Shockingly Bold Initiative
SBO = Strategic Business Opportunity
SBOM = Sacred Bond Of Marriage/Matrimony
SBP = Shaky Business Prospect
SBS = Spontaneous Brutal Sadism
SBT = Suicide Bomber Training
SBTP = Suicide Bomber Training Program
SCA = Sustainable Competitive Advantage
SCB = [1] Scary, Capricious Boss (see also SCS)
SCB = [2] Stifling Corporate Bureaucracy
SCC = Supply Chain Continuity
SCD = [1] Socially-Conscious Design(er) [see also STD]
SCD = [2] Superfluous Communication(s) Device [e.g. a cellphone]
SCD = [3] Studio Costume Designer
SCE = Superior Customer Experience (see also PCE)
SCF = [1] Solid Cash Flow
SCF = [2] Superior Cerebral Faculties
SCH = Scant Credit History
SCM = [1] Slowing Commercial Market
SCM = [2] Serial Child Molester
SCO = Supply-Chain Optimisation
SCOI = Significant Conflict Of Interest (compare with COI)
SCP = [1] Single Career Path (see also LCP)
SCP = [2] Superior Competitive Position
SCR = [1] Standards Compliant Response
SCR = [2] Sythesized Codependent Relationship
SCS = [1] Scary, Capricious Supervisor (see also SCB)
SCS = [2] Stringent Criteria Set
SCS = [3] Safety-Critical System
SCUM = Soul-Crushing Unelected Monarchy
SCV = Socially-Conservative Voter
SDA = [1] Self-Destructive Attraction
SDA = [2] Self-Destructive Addiction
SDA = [3] Slow, Dispiriting Assault
SDB = Structurally Deficient Bridge
SDC = Significant Data Compromise
SDE = Successful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, UDE, CSDE, & CPDE)
SDG = Sustainable Dividend Growth
SDI = [1] Self-Directed Initiative
SDI = [2] Self-Directed Investor/Investing
SDI = [3] Severe, Detrimental Impact
SDL = [1] Shockingly Decadent Lifestyle (compare to SRL-2)
SDL = [2] Self-Directed Learning
SDP = Software-Development Paradigm
SDR = [1] Street Dance Riot (see also CASD; credit Bethany Dunham as source)
SDR = [2] Severely Dysfunctional Relationship
SDS = [1] Stealth Dating Strategy
SDS = [2] Sleep Deprivation Study
SDS = [3] Silent, Dazed Shock
SDT = Steep Downward Trajectory (contrast with SUT)
SDV = Soul-Dead Vigilante
SEA = [1] Special-Effects Accident (occurs on movie/film or TV production sets)
SEA = [2] Strong Emotional Attachment
SEA = [3] Significant Economic Aftershock
SEA = [4] Sinister Ecclesiastical Assassin
SEC = Sexually-Explicit Content
SED = [1] Socio-Economic Distress/Duress
SED = [2] Severe Emotional Distress
SED = [3] Successfully Executed Diplomacy
SEE = [1] Socially-Enriching Experience
SEE = [2] Socially-Exasperating Experience
SEF = Socio-Economic Fallout
SEG = [1] Strong Economic Growth
SEG = [2] Sustainable Economic Growth
SEM = Socio-Economic Marginalisation
SES = Socio-Economic Strata/System
SESC = Socio-Economic Spiritual Contract
SESN = Seamless Electronic Social Network (see also SSN)
SFD = Single Family Dwelling (comtrast with MFD)
SFL = Streamlined Financial Life
SFO = Solid Financial Opportunity
SFP = Sound/Solid Financial Planning
SFS = [1] Sophisticated Fraud(ulent) Scheme
SFS = [2] Spectacularly Failed Strategy
SGB = Stiffling Government Bureaucracy
SGC = Staggering Global Competition
SGD = Synthetically-Grown Diamond(s)
SGE = Sustainable Global Ecosystem
SGRC = Slavish Gender-Role Conformity
SGS = Strong Growth Strategy(ies)
SGTC = Self-Generating Terror Cell
SHD = Self-Healing Defect/Deficiency (see also SRD)
SHH = Serious Health Hazard (see also SHR)
SHIS = Serious Health Impairing/Impairment Symptom [see also HIS(3)]
SHR = Serious Health Risk (see also SHH)
SIC = Steadily Increasing Consumption (see also SIGC)
SID = Sudden, Inexplicable Depreciation
SIG = Special Interest Group
SIGC = Steadily Increasing Gas Consumption (see also SIC)
SII = Site Infrastructure Investment(s)
SIM = [1] Strategic Inventory Management
SIM = [2] Strong Institutional Monopoly
SIV = Starkly Ideological Viewpoint
SLD = [1] Suppressed Legitimate/Legitimized Discussion
SLD = [2] Security Lock-Down
SLI = 'Skip-Level' Interview (when staff are encouraged to meet with mgrs. at least one level higher than their mgr.)
SLP = Squid-Like Protuberance (extremely obscure TLA)
SLS = Sufficiently Lavish Setting (contrast with ILS)
SMA = Spousal Manifestations of Affection
SMC = [1] Significant Moral/Morale Concerns
SMC = [2] Special(ised) Medical Care
SMI = [1] Severe Multisystemic Injury(ies)
SMI = [2] Sub-Moronic Imbecile
SMO = Strategic Marketing Opportunity
SMOS = Significant Margin Of Safety
SMR = Serious/Severe Military Reliation/Retribution
SMS = Stealth Marketing Strategy (see also SDS)
SMV = Spiritual and Moral Vacuum
SMY = Sexual Minority Youth
SNB = Simulated Natural Habitat
SNM = Selective Nanofiltration Membrane (nanotechnology term)
SNS = Social Networking Site (see also SNW)
SNW = Social Networking Website (see also SNS)
SOA = Sense Of Accomplishment (see also VSA)
SOB = Shocking/Scandalous Onerous Burden
SOC = [1] Sense Of Control (see also ISOC)
SOC = [2] Span Of Control
SOD = [1] Season Of Dissent
SOD = [2] Set Of Dynamics
SOE = [1] Strategic Operational Excellence
SOE = [2] Staggering Ostentatious Extravagance [see also SPE(2)]
SOE = [3] Sense Of Entitlement (see also ISOPE)
SOF = Solutions-Oriented Focus
SOI = Sphere Of Influence
SOL = [1] Start Of Life (contrast with EOL)
SOL = [2] Substantial/Significant Operating Loss(es)
SOM = Standard Operating Mode
SOTA = 'State Of The Art'
SOTAS = State Of The Art Software (see also SOTAT)
SOTAT = State Of The Art Technology (see also SOTAS)
SPD = Sustainable Product Design
SPE = [1] Sprawling Palatial Estate
SPE = [2] Staggering Pretentious Extravagance [see also SOE(2)]
SPF = Spectacularly Photogenic Flames
SPI = [1] Successful Product Introduction
SPI = [2] Sensitive Personal Information
SPLV = Stock Portfolio Liquidation Value (see also PLV)
SPM = Sovereignty Protection Measure
SPO = Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy (e.g. corporate board of directors electing their replacements)
SPOP = Sustainably Profitable Operational Position (see also SPOS)
SPOS = Sustainably Profitable Operational Situation (see also SPOP)
SPR = Surface-Penetrating Radar (see also GPR-1)
SPS = Serrated Poisonous Spine/Spike (e.g. what killed Steve Irwin)
SPV = Share Price Volatility (stock market share price volatility)
SQI = Strategic Quality Initiative
SRC = [1] Supernatural Romantic Comedy
SRC = [2] Separatist Religious Community
SRD = Self-Resolving Defect/Deficiency (see also SHD)
SRDS = Self-Reinforcing Downward Spiral (such as in 2008 credit & stock market crisis)
SRE = Socially-Responsible Ecoterrorism (huh?)
SREI = Speculative Real Estate Investing
SRF = Systemic Relationship Failure(s)
SRG = Sexually-Repressed Germaphobe
SRI = [1] Socially-Responsible Investing
SRI = [2] Self-Righteous Individualism
SRK = Spoiled Rich Kid
SRL = [1] Socially-Responsible Littering (huh? see also ERL)
SRL = [2] Shockingly Rapacious Lifestyle (compare with SDL)
SRM = [1] Self-Repair Mechanism
SRM = [2] Staff(ing) Reduction Measure(s) (contrast with SAM)
SRO = [1] Scandal-Related Overhead (ref. to politics & corruption; see also ESM & ESC)
SRO = [2] Sacred Religious Object
SRP = Security Risk Premium
SRS = [1] Socially Responsible Solution
SRS = [2] Stupid Random Stuff <slang>
SRV = Senseless Random Violence (see also URV)
SSC = [1] Slavish Societal Conformity
SSC = [2] Systematic, Significant Change
SSC = [3] Systematic, Systemic Change
SSD = Secret Strategy Document
SSF = Spacecraft Subsystem Failure
SSI = Staggering Scientific Information
SSIE = State Sponsored Industrial Espionage (e.g. China)
SSM = Standard Subject Matter
SSN = [1] Seamless Social Network (see also SESN)
SSN = [2] Strong Social Network (contrast with WSN; see also DSN)
SSO = Sophisticated Surveillance Operation
SST = State Sponsored Terrorism (e.g. Iran)
SSV = [1] Systemic Sectarian Violence (e.g. civil war)
SSV = [2] Systematic Sexual Violence
STA = [1] Significant Technical/Technological Advantage
STA = [2] Second-Trimester Abortion
STA = [3] Sensational Terror(ist) Attack
STC = [1] Significant Technical/Technological Change
STC = [2] Significant Technology/Technical Challenge
STD = [1] Socially-Tactful Design
STD = [2] Sudden, Tragic Death
STD = [3] Selective Truth Disclosure
STD = [4] Sustainable Technological/Technology Differentiation
STD = [5] Sustainable Travel Destination
STD = [6] Sustainable Travel Devastation (e.g. ecological damage caused by tourism)
STE = Short-Term Effect(s) (see LTE for antonym)
STI = Solar-Terrestrial Interactions
STL = Statistical Tolerance Limit
STM = Salt-Tolerant Microorganism
STS = Short-Term Stability (contrast with LTS)
SUC = Sudden Unexpected Catastrophe
SUL = Secure Undisclosed Location
SUS = Strong Unanimous Signal
SUT = Steep Upward Trajectory (contrast with SDT)
SVN = Semi-Violent Neuroses
SVOF = Swirling Vortex Of Fire
SVP = [1] Sexually Violent Predator
SVP = [2] Sustainable Value Proposition
SVV = Sectarian Violence Vortex
SWB = Socially Wreckless Behaviour
SWC = Safe Working Conditions
SWD = Slow-Witted Demeanor
SWF = Shadowy Wraithlike Figure
SWI = Strong-Willed Individual (see also HMI)
SWS = Suffocating Work Schedule (see also OWS)
TAM = Traditional Analytical Method(s) [see also TAT(1), TVM, TVT, & TVP]
TAS = [1] “Tax And Spend” (political philosophy of greater gov't spending funded by more taxation; see also TASM)
TAS = [2] Trifling Anaphylactic Shock
TASM = “Tax And Spend” Mindset (see also TAS)
TAT = [1] Traditional Analytical Tecnique(s) [see also TAM, TVM, TVT, & TVP]
TAT = [2] Technical/Technology Assessment Team
TBI = Traumatic Brain Injury
TBP = Traditional Business Practices (contrast with NBP)
TBR = Tax Burden Reduction
TCE = [1] Total Customer Experience
TCE = [2] Thriving Criminal Enterprise
TCI = Total Chaos of Innovation (see TCOI)
TCM = [1] Total Cost Management
TCM = [2] Turbulent Capital Market
TCM = [3] Tight Credit Market
TCOI = Total Chaos Of Innovation (also TCI; a Texas Instruments term for non-linear nature of innovation & innovative thinking)
TCS = Tactical Customer Solution
TCV = Total Contract Value
TDE = Tangible Documentary Evidence
TDF = Therapeutic Dental Filling
TDP = Technology Development Process
TDPI = Technology-Driven Performance Improvement
TDS = [1] Technologically-Dependent Society
TDS = [2] Targeted Domestic Suveillance (see also WSP)
TDW = Total Digital Workflow [see also IDW(2)]
TEC = Total Energy Consumption
TED = Therapeudically Equivalent Drug
TFB = Tangible Fringe Benefit(s) [see IFB for antonym]
THM = Town-Hall Meeting
TIC = Theory-In-Crisis
TIM = Transportation Infrastructure Management
TIN = Transportation Infrastructure Neglect
TIP = Totally Irrational Plan (see also TUP)
TIPP = Technical Innovation & Product Prowess
TIW = Toxic Industrial Waste
TLE = [1] Transformational Leadership Experience
TLE = [2] Tighter Lending Environment
TLR = Tribal Lamentation Ritual (source: http://www.theonion.com/content/news/study_iraqis_may_experience)
TMA = Temporary Monetary Assistance
TMC = Tense Melting Pot
TMR = Textbook Market Reaction (e.g. stock market reactions to negative geopolitical world events)
TMS = Temporary Male Sterility
TNC = Terror Network Capability/Competency
TNW = Tactical Nuclear Weapon (such as so-called neutron bombs)
TOM = Throngs Of Minions (see also ATOM)
TOOS = Temporarily Out Of Service
TOR = Transient Overnight Relationship (contrast with MOR)
TOS = Tortionally Oscillating System
TPA = Toxic Political Atmosphere
TPB = Therapeutic Psychological Breakthrough
TPE = Transformational Printing Experience™
TPI = Touch Panel Interface
TPP = Top Phlegm-Producer (see also APY)
TPR = Theme Park Ride
TPS = [1] Tasteless Political Satire
TPS = [2] Transaction Processing System
TQM = Transition Quality Metric(s)/Matrix
TRD = Temporary Respiratory Distress
TRF = Terminal Respiratory Failure
TRO = Temporary Restraining Order
TRS = Tax Reduction Strategy(ies) [see also TRT& TSS]
TRT = Tax Reduction Techique [see also TRS & TSS]
TSC = Time-Starved Consumer
TSD = Terrorist Screening Database (i.e. used by FBI, TSA)
TSE = Tech Stock Euphoria
TSK = Textbook Serial Killer
TSP = [1] Tasteless Song Parody
TSP = [2] Terrorist Surveillance Program
TSS = Tax Savings Strategy [see also TRS]
TST = Trade Secret Theft
TTC = Terrorist Training Camp
TTE = Total Team Effort
TTP = Terrorist Training Program
TUA = Total Utter Anathema
TUC = Tragic, Unforeseen Circumstances
TUP = [1] Totally Unrealistic Plan (see also TIP)
TUP = [2] Totally Uncultured Person
TVA = [1] Traditional Valuation Approach [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, TVP, & TVT]
TVA = [2] Thinly-Veiled Attempt
TVM = Traditional Valuation Methods [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVP, & TVT]
TVP = Traditional Valuation Principles [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, & TVT]
TVT = Traditional Valuation Techniques [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, & TVP]
TWE = [1] Tense Working Environment
TWE = [2] Toxic Workplace Environment
UAC = Universally-Applicable Concept
UAD = Upper Atmospheric Detonation
UADC = utterly and deeply clueless
UAR = Uncontrolled Aberrant Response
UAV = Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
UBP = [1] Unfair Business Practices (often illegal in the U.S.)
UBP = [2] Utterly Bizarre Premise(s)
UBSC = Unsustainable Belief-System Conflict
UBSI = Unsustainable Belief-System Incompatibility
UCA = Ultra-Convenient Amenity(ies)
UCB = Unethical Corporate Behaviour
UCG = Unbridled Cell Growth (i.e. cancer)
UCP = Unrelated Career Patch (see RCP for antonym)
UDE = [1] Unsuccessful/Uneventful/Unfruitful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, SDE, CSDE, & CPDE)
UDE = [2] Unnecessarily Dramatic Exit (such as doing a vertical cartwheel on an innertube after exiting a water slide)
UDE = [3] Unusual Dining Experience
UDM = Unpublicised Documented Method(ology) [contrast with UUM, UDM, PUM, & PUM]
UDS = Undiagnosed Depression Sufferer
UDT = Unbridled Delusional Thinking
UEF = Unknown External Factors
UEM = Unauthorised Entry Means
UEP = [1] Uranium Enrichment Program
UEP = [2] Unsatisfactorily Explained Phenomenon
UFE = Useless Foreign Expeditions
UFM = Unfettered Free Market
UFS = Undisciplined Federal Spending
UFT = Unexpected/Unanticipated Financial Trauma
UFV = Unresolved Female/Feminine Vengeance (contrast with UMV)
UGC = Unrelenting Global Competition
UGRT = Universal Gesture Recognition Technology (Google Motion Beta)
UHP = Undiscovered Hydrocarbon Potential
UHR = Undermined Human Rights
UIC = Undermined/Undetermined/Unknown Investor Confidence
UIE = User Interface Experience/Enhancement
UIS = [1] Unknown Initial State (contrast with KIS)
UIS = [2] Unreliable Information Source (contrast with RIS)
UMC = Unique Meteorological Conditions
UMD = Unauthorised Maintenance Deferral (aviation)
UMV = Unresolved Male/Masculine Vengeance (contrast with UFV)
UNR = Urgently Needed Reform(s)
UNT = Unnecessary Network Traffic
UOA = Unrealistically Optimistic Assessment
UPA = Unspeakable Penguin Atrocities (see also APA)
UPC = [1] Unstable Political Climate
UPC = [2] Unstable Political Clout
UPI = [1] Unprotected Personal/Privileged Information (contrast with PPI)
UPI = [2] Undisclosed Personal Indiscretion
UPI = [3] Unnecessary/Unintended/Unintentional Passenger Inconvenience
URA = Unilaterally Rescinded Agreement
URV = Unthinkable Random Violence (see also SRV)
USA = Universal Screening Approaching (e.g. for job applicants, PQA-Product Quality Assessment, etc.)
USD = Unbridled Spirited Discussion (see also ASD, HSD)
USS = Underdeveloped Social Skills [contrast with ASS(2)]
UST = Unresolved(able) Sexual Tension
USV = Utilitarian Suburban Vehicle
UTR = [1] Under The Radar
UTR = [2] Unauthorised Telephone Recording
UUM = Unpublicised, Undocumented Method(ology) [contrast with UDM, PUM & PUW]
UUS = Unfettered Urban Sprawl
UWE = Undisciplined Work(ing) Environment
VADE = Violent Alligator-Drunkard Encounter
VASL = Vain And Shallow Life
VASP = Value-Add(ed) Service Provider
VBB = Value(s)-Based Behaviour
VBI = Values-Based Investing
VBIP = Value-Based Investment/Investing Philosophy
VBP = Virtual Border Patrol
VCC = Vibrant Church Community
VCL = Voluntary Collective Licensing (copyright lawyer-speak; advocated by www.eff.org for filesharing new-business-model-enabling)
VCS = Vigorous Consensual Sex
VDD = Visually Dramatic Destruction (e.g. from terrorists)
VDI = Virtual Diplomatic Immunity
VDM = Virtual Dept. Meeting
VEE = Vast Evil Empire
VERP = Voluntary Early Retirement Package (see also VRP, IRP, IERP)
VIC = Vibrant Investing Community
VIE = Vibrant Innovation Economy
VIF = Violent Islamic Faction
VIIC = Vertically Integrated International Conglomerate
VIP = [1] Valuable Intellectual Property
VIP = [2] Voluntary Incentive Program
VIP = [3] Visual Inspection Process/Procedure/Protocol
VIT = Vertically-Integrated Technology
VMOT = variable means of transportation (planes, trains, & automobiles)
VOC = Voice Of the Customer
VPI = Virtual Parental Immunity
VRE = Visionary Religious Experience
VRI = Viral Respiratory Illness
VRP = Voluntary Retirement Package (see also VERP, IRP, IERP)
VRT = Voice-Recognition Technology
VSA = [1] Vain Sense of Accomplishment (see also SOA)
VSA = [2] Violent Sexual Attack
VSE = Volcanic Sensual/Sexual Escapade
VSM = Visionless, Stiffling/Suffocating Management
VSR = Violent Stress Relief (contrast with NVSR)
VST = Veiled Suicide Threat
VUR = Vitriolic/Vicious Unsubstantiated Rumors
WBE = Whole Body Exposure
WBO = Wealth-Building Opportunity
WBS = Web-Based Service(s)
WCI = World-Class Idiot
WCS = [1] World-Class Service
WCS = [2] Wealth-Creating Security(ies)
WDP = [1] Widely-Dispersed Peoplegroup
WDP = [2] Weak Deal Pricing
WDS = Wholly/Wildly Disturbing Sex (contrast with WES)
WEA = Wholesome Entertainment Alternative
WEI = Weighty Ethical Issue(s)
WER = Wholly Enjoyable/Ethical Relationship
WER = [2] Wide-scale Economic Repercussions (see also WSER)
WES = Wholly/Wildly Enjoyable Sex (contrast with WDS)
WFR = Wholesale Financial Restructuring
WFS = Worrisome Fiscal/Financial Strain
WHI = Weak Health Infrastructure (as in for a country & civilian access to medical care)
WIS = Wildly Inexact Science (e.g. projecting revenues & spending for US gov't decades from now)
WOT = War On Terror (President Bush et al.)
WRE = Work Requirement Expectation
WSER = Wide-Scale Economic Repercussions [see also WER(2)]
WSN = Weak Social Network (contrast with SSN(2); see also DSN)
WSP = Warrentless Surveillance Program [see also DSP(5)]
WSPS = Warped Sexual Partner Selection
WTE = Warrentless Telephonic Eavesdropping (e.g. Bush administration's new NSA approach to intercepting international phone calls from US entities)
WTL = Wrongful Termination Lawsuit (see also OUT)
WUR = Wholly/Wildly Unhealthy/Undefined/Unethical Relationship
WWP = Warrentless Wiretapping Program (under Bush Administration in collusion with NSA; see also CWW)
ZAS = Zombie-Attack Scenarios (see also ZIF)
ZEM = Zero-Emission Mobility (verbiage from Nissan corp. in describing the new Nissan LEAF Electric Car)
ZIF = Zombie Invasion Fortifications
ZTI = Zero-Tolerance Initiative
ZTP = Zero-Tolerance Policy

wordbook/1826-3-letter-acronyms-tlas.txt · Last modified: 2021/05/29 14:44 by michaelbeijer