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Acronym

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An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components of a phrase or a word, usually individual letters and sometimes syllables.
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    • Etymology 

    • Nomenclature 

    • Lexicography and style guides 

    • Comparing a few examples of each type 

    • Historical and current use 

    • Orthographic styling 

    • Changes to (or word play on) the expanded meaning 

    • Non-English languages 

    • Extremes