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Sentences with the noun Acronym

8 examples:

The WAVES acronym is a daily reminder of where the focus needs to be.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The acronym was part of a campaign aimed at students on break from school.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

The espresso maker is dubbed ISSpresso, inspired by the International Space Station's acronym.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

There shouldn't even be an 'F' in it," the ABC late night host says, claiming the acronym is an obscene command.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

A Krispy Kreme branch in Hull, England, has canceled its "KKK Wednesday" promotion, after complaints that the acronym is generally associated with the Ku Klux Klan hate group.
(UPI - Odd News, )

In 2013, Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Reggie Watts, Tim Heidecker and Eric Warehmeim loosely joined forces in a YouTube Channel called Jash, sometimes represented in capital letters as if it were an acronym:...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The company even has a specific name to describe what they do: Application Defined Infrastructure (ADI) is, frankly, three random letters looking for an acronym to be used upon, but the idea behind the acronym makes sense.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Moscow Centre is the home of the Russian intelligence service, the SVR. The last time most Americans heard the acronym was in July 2010 when the US convicted 10 of its agents, including redhead real estate agent Anna Chapman, who had been working undercover in the US.
(The Independent - World News, )

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PIPA is an acronym for the PROTECT IP Act.

SOPA is an acronym for the Stop Online Piracy Act.

TATOEBA could be an acronym in various languages: The All-inclusive Treasury Of Examples Beautifully Arranged.

SNAFU is an acronym expressing the enlisted man's resigned acceptance of chaos. Situation Normal: All Fucked Up.

In 2001, the financial group Goldman Sachs concluded that Brazil, Russia, India and China would be the "bricks" of the global economy, giving rise to the acronym "BRIC".

JAG is an acronym for the Judge Advocate General, which is the judicial system of the military.
(Catherine Bell)

SALT is an acronym that stands for State and Local Tax.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Giant department's new DIE acronym doesn't even last a day.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

But anyone familiar with the acronym NSA knows things have changed.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

That name is the Arabic acronym and carries a more pejorative tone.
(Kathleen Harris in CBC News - World, )

First there was CR7; now RS7 could be the next football acronym to take off.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

This financial adviser's acronym stands for the four key retirement concerns.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

OLIVER HOLT: CTE is the most feared acronym in professional sport these days.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

And each has its well know XaaS acronym to go along with it—ITaaS, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Two Mumbai food outlets slug it out in the court over the right to use the acronym BBC.
(BBC News - World News, )

But for some native people, even the expanding LGBTQIA acronym still can’t define them.
(Lindsay Raining Bird in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

No, that’s not a typo; I’m just using the same acronym for chief data officer and chief digital officer.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Let's shorten the name to the acronym, GOES, for wherever GOES goes, others (competitors) are likely to follow.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Yolo, an acronym for 'you only live once', is among the latest new words added to the Oxford online dictionary.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The pharmaceutical company is hoping to bring a new acronym into the vernacular with FOGO, or fear of getting old.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Their collective title, however, is revealing: "FOMO," an acronym for Fear of Missing Out, serves fairly well to...
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Researchers suggest an acronym to help doctors advise patients of exactly what sex acts are safe for heart patients.
(UPI - Health News, )

San Francisco-based True & Co. have used the famous American Pie acronym, re-purposing it to stand for Mom I'd Like to Fit.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

First the GMU law school's new moniker was mocked for its acronym, now some faculty want Antonin Scalia's name taken off completely.
(NBC News, )

“We are part of Daesh,” they said, using the Arabic-language acronym by which the Iraq- and Syria-based Islamic State group is known.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The musician's bid to replace the former term with a Black American Music acronym reflects his desire to see the genre return to its roots.
(Chris Barton in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

As president, she would probably let the bloc better known by its acronym TPP stand up but only after a new round of scrutiny, analysts say.
(Forbes - Business, )

A US university's plans to rename its law school after late Supreme Court judge Antonin Scalia prompts hilarity over its unfortunate acronym.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

It's benefits include old age pensions, income for survivors and disability income, hence the acronym OASDI (old age-survivors-disability income).
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

"The Duff," a movie about an ugly acronym and inner beauty, explores how teenagers use social media to make peers feel like they're not good enough.
(NBC Today, )

The European Space Agency said the winning entry needs to be short – ideally one or two words or an acronym - and will be incorporated into a logo.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

What it does is force you to bring yourself into the story,” Reitman said, using the acronym for the immersive, headset-based viewing experience...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

AFUK may be a more benign acronym than the sinister-sounding EVEL (English Votes for English Laws) but it’s possibly more open to misinterpretation.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

George Mason University was forced to change the name of its law school twice in the last week after the acronym for the school set social media afire.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Virginia's George Mason University promptly renamed its Antonin Scalia School Of Lawafter masses of people on Twitter pointed out what the acronym spells.
(Lauren O'Neil in CBC News - World, )

“Daesh deprives a woman of her voice,” reads one image that is part of a new State Department program, using the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State.
(The New York Times - World News, )

When former Goldman Sach's economist Jim O'Neill coined the acronym BRIC, someone asked him whether he had included the "B" just to make the name sound good.
(CNN - World Business, )

For much of the modern era, the word music in the MTV acronym has been an afterthought, a vestige of an earlier time and identity.That's all about to change.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The diet, known by its acronym MIND, reduces the risk of Alzheimer's by 53 per cent if followed rigidly, researchers from the Rush Medical Centre, Chicago, found.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The acronym Fomo (it stands for Fear of Missing Out, in case you have, um, missed out) entered the lexicon back in 2011 – and it's showing little sign of abating.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

KOTO is an acronym for "Know One, Teach One" which is aligned with the organization's philosophy that learning should be passed on and knowledge is there to be shared.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

After all, in this IWWIWWIWI era – that's "I Want What I Want When I Want It" for those unaware of the unpronounceable acronym – the first to market gets the buzz.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Women named Isis say they are being stigmatized and are facing a backlash because of the acronym ISIS used to refer to the jihadist group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
(Meagan Fitzpatrick in CBC News - World, )

Welcome to the world of "WAGS," a glamorous, cut-throat group of ladies who are the wives and girlfriends (hence the acronym) of some of today’s best professional athletes.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

WebRTC may sound like yet another Internet acronym, but what it brings to browsers could be the death knell for plugins -- and it just landed in the latest version of Firefox.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Not just any kibble, but premium pet feed that’s BAFRINO — an acronym for the company’s mantra of biologically appropriate, fresh regional ingredients and never outsourced.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Whether you think SEO is an acronym for “search engine optimization” or “screwing everyone over”, you don’t even need a website to learn valuable life lessons from SEO.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

A somewhat cumbersome acronym for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award, the ESPYs date back to the pop cultural ascendance of their parent network in spring of 1993, when...
(Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Today, after the many advances in technology, the acronym has fallen into disuse, but its meaning will never lose its importance in all human communications, particularly in presentations.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Jan Moir reflects on the 10-year anniversary of the introduction of the England squad's WAGs - an acronym used to refer to the wives and girlfriends of the country's most high-profile footballers.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Energy Information Administration, which is also known affectionately by the acronym, EIA, has happy news; the price of gasoline will be about a dollar per gallon cheaper this summer than last.
(Forbes - Business, )

A Regina business owner is not about to change the company name — Isis — just because it also happens to be an acronym for an extremist group that has been in the news recently for a number of atrocities.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

BIV is the playful acronym coined by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company to help them in their quest to win two Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards, a feat that no other service organization has ever pulled off.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cisco Systems talks about why she wants to add an "A" for arts education to the ubiquitous acronym, STEM promoting disciplines in science, technology, engineering and math.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The International Cycling Union, which is most widely known by its French acronym, U.C.I., said a Dutch mountain bike rider died from injuries she sustained from a fall during the qualifying rounds of the U.C.I. World Cup.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

In the early days of technology, WYSIWYG, or “What you see is what you get,” was a much-used acronym to describe compatibility between an original document and how the image of that document appeared on a computer screen.
(Forbes - Technology, )

What puzzles me is that the Cameroon football federation – which rejoices in the acronym Fecafoot, which I believe translates as “Crap Football” – has “instructed its ethics committee to probe allegations of fraud”.
(The Independent - Football, )

Twenty-five of them would soon be dead, among up to 400 civilians – including women and children – who would die in the coming hours at the hands of the Islamist militia which every Syrian now calls by its self-styled acronym ‘Daesh’.
(The Independent - World News, )

Although the military coined the acronym VUCA, which represents the extremely volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous conditions that are often encountered in battle, the business world has adopted the relevant term to its own environment.
(Forbes - Technology, )

“Steam,” a new exhibition in White Plains, takes its name from an educational movement, STEAM, which is STEM (another curriculum that is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics) with the addition of the “A” for art.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The message finally got through this year, 2015, as Goldman Sachs (who created the acronym and concept in 2001) decided, in the words of the title of an article in the Financial Times, to “walk away from the Brics era”, and hence has closed its Brics fund.
(Forbes - Education, )

The message finally got through this year, 2015, as Goldman Sachs (who created the acronym and concept in 2001) decided, in the words of the title of an article in the Financial Times, to “walk away from the Brics era,” and hence has closed its Brics fund.
(Forbes - Education, )

SLAPP is a new-ish acronym that stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation” — a slur that critics have coined to sling when a big guy, usually a business, sues a little guy, usually a citizen or a non-profit, for no better reason than to shut them up.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Here and in "IMS" (an acronym for "Inner Mounting Shame"), the lyrics sound like they're being negotiated, rather than expressed, while the music, for all its pleasing West Coast and Brit-psych affinities, lacks the risk and edge that made Sixties psychedelia such a thrill-ride.
(Andy Gill in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The investigators named the disorder CHOPS syndrome, with the acronym representing a group of symptoms seen in the affected children: cognitive impairment and coarse facies (facial features), heart defects, obesity, pulmonary involvement, short stature and skeletal dysplasia (abnormal bone development).
(Science Daily - News, )

Last March, I wrote an article entitled "New Uniform Asset-Freezing Orders Act Has Rocky Start In Colorado", which related concerns by some practitioners that the new Act, which goes by the acronym "UAFOA", failed to adequately protect the interests of those parties that were affected by orders issued under the Act.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Batman v Superman has had its share of speculation and rumors before, but lately things are so out of hand it sounds like people are just taking rejected episode ideas from Lost and inserting words and names from DC comic books to make them seem related to the new cinematic DC Universe (or DCU as it is generally collectively called, regardless of haggling over which is the most appropriate acronym).
(Forbes - Business, )

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