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Pronunciation: (ak'ru-nim), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/acronym.html on line 79 [key]
n.
1. a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.
2. an acrostic.

v.t.
to make an acronym of: The committee's name has been acronymed MIKE.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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