Example sentences for: acronym

How can you use “acronym” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Stasi is simply an acronym for the infamous communist secret police, successor to the Gestapo, a term well known on both sides of the Wall.

  • Subsequent deletions and additions (Postmaster General, out; Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, Energy, Education, in) would yield stdaiaclhhtee , not really the most pronounceable acronym, at least to speakers of English.

  • It is probably the language that has borne much of the burden in that development: the first citation for acronym in the OED , 1943, quotes American Notes and Queries , which refers to earlier, unidentified usage of the term.

  • Perhaps the answer is polycronym , still capturing the initial-letter sense of acronym , but using the combining form poly- signifying many (from the Greek polus meaning much).

  • The Feldmans suggest that other acronym books take themselves too seriously.


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