Example sentences for: acronyms

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

  • In this era of comparative genomics, it is no longer tenable to use acronyms for genes and their gene products that differ from organism to organism.

  • Leaving aside blends and acronyms, a few representative examples (with definitions from various sources) should be sufficient:

  • They were instructed how to avoid using acronyms and [about] what sort of clothes look best on camera."

  • Although the book offers a good coverage of universal abbreviations, acronyms, and what are these days called “initialisms” in its 27,000 entries and “over” 37,000 definitions and goes into British material quite thoroughly, it is too sparse in its inclusion of American matter to make it of significant usefulness to American users, who should cleave to the De Sola dictionaries of abbreviations.

  • In working out plans for his various front groups and fronts-within-fronts, Gingrich speaks in a language consisting almost exclusively of acronyms (COS, PFF, GOPAC, ALOF, AOW, ACT, RAC, and CONET, among others) and abstract nouns (opportunity, responsibility, civilization, vision, organization, analysis, dissemination, etc.).

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