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acronymnoun [C]

us   /ˈæk·rəˌnɪm/
a word created from the first letters of each word in a series of words: NASA is an acronym for National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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acronymnoun [C]

uk   /ˈækrəʊnɪm/ us  
an abbreviation consisting of the first letters of each word in the name of something, pronounced as a word: an acronym for sth PIPE is an acronym for private-investment, public-equity.
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