Example sentences for: acronym

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

  • 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.

  • That captures the initial-letter sense of acronym but uses the combining form bi- signifying two (from the Latin bi- meaning twice or having two).

  • Then there's pseudonym , (false name), eponym (named for a person, e.g., sandwich after Lord Sandwich), and acronym (formed from the initial letters or syllables of a group of words, e.g., snafu meaning Situation Normal; All Fouled Up or laser meaning Light Amplification Stimulated Emissions Radiation).

  • Indeed, there might well have been equal willingness in Brussels to launch a program in, say, Ichthyological Taxonomy for the sake of such a satisfying acronym.

  • This is the acronym for the Joint Civilian Orientation Course, a program Tripp ran at the Pentagon.

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