Example sentences for: acronyms

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

  • The civic sphere is entirely bilingual, down to abbreviations: Buses and trams are brightly labeled MIVB/STIB, the transit-agency acronyms in French and Flemish.

  • Those who specialize in this area prefer to subsume them all under the general rubric, initialism , a term quoted by the OED from the 1890s in Notes and Queries, but one that did not become current, I believe, till Gale Research Company published Acronyms and Initialisms Dictionary , in 1965.

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

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

  • , the acronyms of grant applications which proved successful) suggests certain guidelines.


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