Initialism

What is Initialism?

Initialism definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a set of initials representing a name, organization, or the like, with each letter pronounced separately, as FBI for Federal Bureau of Investigation.
a name or term formed from the initial letters of a group of words and pronounced as a separate word, as NATO for North Atlantic Treaty Organization; an acronym.
the practice of using initials or forming words from initials.

 

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