Noun Acronymically Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acronymically

Pronunciation:

/ˈakrənɪmʌɪz/

Definition:
1.

verb

Acronym.


    noun

    1. 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. a set of initials representing a name, organization, or the like, with each letter pronounced separately; an initialism.

    3. an acrostic. verb (used with object)

    4. to make an acronym of: The committee's name has been acronymed MIKE.

    Origin:

    acronym

    1950s; earliest use found in Mary Reifer (fl. 1955). From acronym + -ize.

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