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Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Directory, 55th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0028667166
  • ISBN-13: 9780028667164
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • Shipping Weight: 32.99 lbs ( 14.96 kgs)
  • 6478 Pages | Print | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2020, 2019, 2018
  • © 2021 | Published

About

Overview

Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations Directory, now in its 55th edition, provides definitions of a wide variety of acronyms, initialisms, abbreviations, and similar contractions. New terms are added annually from subject areas such as associations, education, international stock exchanges, social media, and others.

Features and Benefits

  • Most entries are specifically identified with the United States.
  • Tens of thousands of British and Canadian terms can also be found.
  • Other non-U.S. acronyms likely to be encountered in online magazines, newspapers, and on social media.

What's New

  • Five thousand new entries to this edition.
  • Increased focus of acronyms in other languages (in this edition, Dutch and Turkish).
  • Increased focus on ticker symbols of international stock exchanges (in this edition, the stock exchanges in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Tokyo).

Table of Contents

Volume 1, Part 1 (A).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
A.
Volume 1, Part 2 (B).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
B.
Volume 1, Part 3 (C).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
C.
Volume 1, Part 4 (D-E).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
D-E.
Volume 1, Part 5 (F-H).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
F-H.
Volume 1, Part 6 (I-K).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
I-K.
Volume 1, Part 7 (L-M).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
L-M.
Volume 1, Part 8 (N-O).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
N-O.
Volume 1, Part 9 (P-R).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
P-R.
Volume 1, Part 10 (S-T).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
S-T.
Volume 1, Part 11 (U-Z).
Highlights.
Preface.
Acknowledgements.
User’s Guide.
List of Select Sources.
Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations.
U-Z.