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By Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ISBN-10: 0849390036

ISBN-13: 9780849390036

Abbreviations, nicknames, jargon, and different brief kinds shop time, house, and energy - supplied they're understood. millions of recent and very likely complicated phrases turn into a part of the overseas vocabulary every year, whereas our communications are relayed to each other with expanding velocity. PDAs hyperlink to computers. the internet has grown into info critical, shopping center, and supermarket all rolled into one. email is quicker than snail mail, cellphones are swifter but - and it's all performed 24/7. Longtime and common use of convinced abbreviations, reminiscent of R.S.V.P., has made them larger understood status by myself than spelled out. definitely we're more well-off announcing DNA than deoxyribonucleic acid - yet what number of people this present day fairly take into accout what the initials stand for? The Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation grants this and different info from airways of the realm to the Zodiacal Signs.Still a customary reference after greater than forty years, Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th variation maintains the culture of accuracy and comprehensiveness that has made it a vintage. It is still the foreign sourcebook for finding elusive or basic details on an unlimited array of issues. up to date and increased, the 10th version includes abbreviations, acronyms, appellations, contractions, numbered abbreviations and different brief types from computing, excessive expertise, technological know-how, and a large diversity of alternative fields, interests, teams, and naturally, executive and the army. Abbreviations Dictionary, 10th version, is additionally the prepared reference for beneficial info on such diversified issues as desktop jargon, earthquake facts, English grammar and utilization, overseas conversions, scientific terminology, marriage ceremony anniversaries, Zip coding, and extra. it's a present, simply available source for finding probably the most elusive and complicated components of our language. if you have the Abbreviations Dictionary in your shelf, you won't desire the other reference for brief varieties or abbreviations.See what is new within the 10th Edition:15, 000 new referencesTwo thoroughly new sectionsExpanded and up-to-date sections resembling BafflegabDivulged, Eponyms, Nicknames and Geographical Names, and Symbols-including Emoticons

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D. A. Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (of England and Wales) AC/A accommodative convergence/accommodation ratio ACAA Agricultural Conservation and Adjustment Administration ACAAE Australian Council on Awards in Advanced Education ACAAI Air Cargo Agents Association of India ACAB Air-Conditioning Advisory Bureau; Army Contract Adjustment Board acac automated direct analog computer ACAC Allied Container Advisory Committee; Association of College Admission Counselors; Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission; Australian Corporate Affairs Commission ACACA Army Command and Administration Communication Agency acad academic; academician; academy Acad Acadia; Academy Acad Academia (Latin—academy) acaf ACAD American Conference of Academic Deans; Autodesk Incorporated Acad aper Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences aperture (of sound films) Acad B-A A c a d é m i e des Beaux-Arts (French—Academy of Fine Arts) Academic Academic Press Acad Fran A c a d é m i e Française (French Academy) ACADI Association des Cadres Dirigeants de l’Industrie (French—Association of Industrial Executives) Acadia national park occupying Mount Desert Island, half of Isle au Haut, and Schoodic Point on the Maine coast; old name for French-speaking Canada and Nova Scotia Acadia(n) Novia Scotia(n); Novia Scotia(n); native Louisianians of French origin Acad Ins B-L Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (French—Academy of Inscriptions and Literature) Acad mask Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mask (enclosing the aperture area of sound films) Acad Med Academy of Medicine Acad Mgmt A c a d e m y o f Management Acad Mus Academy of Music Acad Pr Academic Press Acad Pr Ark Academic Press of Arkansas Acad Sci Académie des Sciences (French—Academy of Science) Acad Sin Academia Sinica (Chinese Academy of Science) Acad St Cec A c a d e m i a d i Santa Cecilia, Rome Acad Therapy A c a d e m i c Therapy Publications Acad U Acadia University ACAE American Council for the Arts in Education; Australian Commission on Advanced Education AC & AE A s s o c i a t i o n o f Chemical and Allied Employees acaf automatic circuit assurance feature 9003_Frame_A Page 19 Tuesday, January 9, 2001 4:18 PM ACAF ACAF Amphibious Corps Atlantic Fleet; Australian Citizen Air Force ACAG Allied Control Authority for Germany ACAM Asian Centre of Agricultural Machinery; American College for the Advancement of Medicine; Australian Confederation of Apparel Manufacturers ACAN A c t i o n C o m m i t t e e Against Narcotics; Army Command and Administrative Network ACAnes American College of Anesthetists a.

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