Example sentences for: acronym

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

  • In the late 1980s, purported connections with the Ku Klux Klan so damaged the reputation of athletic-wear manufacturer Troop (whose name was rumored to be a Ku Klux Klan acronym for "To Rule Over Oppressed People") that it was forced into bankruptcy.

  • Covering your ass is, of course, a time-honored military tradition, enshrined with its own acronym.

  • The new items, pinstriper and Planet X, are, not surprisingly, both drawn from the BDC , which provided the actual citation for pinstriper and the date of earliest occurrence for Planet X. It seems likely that the increasingly common acronym PIN , for personal identification number , issued by banks as a unique identifier for customers who use automatic teller machines (yes, ATM is in), which was in BDC was passed over for TBDNE because it appears as an entry in the Random House Unabridged Second Edition (1987), though ATM is an entry in all three.

  • Each of these has to have a name with Capital Letters, and every capital letter has to be part of an acronym.

  • The ideal acronym should resemble ESPRIT itself by expressing a concept with international acceptance.


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