ALL meanings of acronyming

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  • noun acronyming a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words and pronounced as a separate word, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation. 2
  • noun acronyming a set of initials representing a name, organization, or the like, with each letter pronounced separately; an initialism. 1
  • noun acronyming an acrostic. 1
  • verb with object acronyming to make an acronym of: The committee's name has been acronymed MIKE. 1
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