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Acronyms & Abbreviations

Acronym:  a word (as NATO, radar, or laser) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term ; also : an abbreviation (as FBI: initialism)  From the Merriam Webster Online Dictionary

Abbreviation:  a shortened form of a written word or phrase used in place of the whole <amt is an abbreviation for amount> From the Merriam Webster Online Dictionary

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