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Acronyms and initialisms in education

Acronyms and initialisms in education

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Published by Librarians of Institutes and Schools of Education in [Swansea] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Great Britain -- Acronyms.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: 1995.

    GenreAcronyms.
    ContributionsHutchins, W. J. 1939-, Librarians of Institutes and Schools of Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. ;
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18582232M

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Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary, 9th Edition. // Marketing News;2/1/, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p The article reviews the book "Acronyms, Initialisms and Abbreviations Dictionary," 9th edition, edited by Ellen T. Crowley and Helen E. Sheppard. REVERSE ACRONYMS, INITIALISMS, & ABBREVIATIONS DICTIONARY (Book).

Both acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations, but there is a key difference between the two, at least at present. Due to rampant misuse of the term “acronym” some dictionaries are now starting to add an extra definition to it, allowing acronyms to expand their scope to include initialisms.

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An acronym is a word or name formed from the initial components of a longer name or phrase, usually using individual initial letters, as in NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) or EU (European Union), but sometimes using syllables, as in Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg), or a mixture of the two, as in radar (RAdio Detection And Ranging).

Initialisms and acronyms are two types of abbreviations that are used to shorten phrases. Initialisms are abbreviations that are pronounced one letter at a time.

Examples: – FBI – HTML – IBM – DVD – BTW (by the way) Note that most people would simply call these abbreviations, which is fine. Acronyms and initialisms are abbreviations formed from the initial components in a phrase or name.

An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened form of a word or phrase. For example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr.

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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Most popular dictionary of acronyms and abbreviations. All Acronyms helps to find acronym or abbreviation meaning as well as best ways to abbreviate any word. Provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations and similar contractions, translating them into their full names or meanings.

Terms from subject areas such as associations, education, the Internet, medicine and others are included. 4 v. Record info. The edition lists overacronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations representing an extensive variety of subjects.

The introductory pages describe trends in acronyms and provide a statement of editorial policy. Listings are alphabetical with the acronym or initialism followed by its full word equivalent. When the entry is indigenous to a specific organization, the organization is also.

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This alphabetical listing of library acronyms and initialisms includes: ALA unit, division, office, roundtable and committee acronyms and initialisms ALA unit publications known by acronyms Acronyms for other library and related organizations Abbreviations commonly used in library literature (e.g.

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For the purposes of this list: acronym = an abbreviation pronounced as if it were a word, e.g., SARS = severe acute respiratory syndrome, pronounced to rhyme with cars; initialism = an abbreviation pronounced wholly or partly using the names of its constituent letters, e.g., CD = compact disc, pronounced.

42 Responses to “Initialisms and Acronyms” Cecily on Janu am. There is an overlap between acronyms and initialisms: combinations that most people say as letters, but a few people pronounce. They are mainly text and internet terms, such as ROFL (Rolls On the Floor Laughing), which I have sometimes heard – and even seen.

Any shortened form of a word is an abbreviation, for example, "etc." for "etcetera" and "Oct." for "October;" but acronyms are special kinds of abbreviations that can be pronounced as words, such as "NASA" (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) and "OPEC" (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries).Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language.

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