Acronym

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An Acronym is a Contracted Terminal Content Word.

  • Context:
  • Example(s):
    • I.B.M.” ← “International Business Machines”.
    • UNICEF” ← “United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund”.
    • USA” ← “United States of America”.
    • lol” ← “laugh out loud”.
    • List of Acronyms included in the GM-RKB concept pages.
  • Counter-Example(s):
    • Abbreviations:
      • ltd.” ← “limited
      • vs.” ← “versus
      • etc.” ← “et cetera
      • Dr.” ← “Doctor
  • See: Abbreviation.


References

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