acronym
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acronym(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el acrónimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"AIDS" is the acronym used to refer to the acquired immune deficiency syndrome."SIDA" es el acrónimo utilizado para referirse al síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida.
b. la sigla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I think we should come up with a clever acronym for the name of our organization.Creo que deberíamos inventarnos una sigla creativa para el nombre de nuestra organización.
c. las siglas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The acronym NGO stands for "non-governmental organization."Las siglas ONG significan "organización no gubernamental".
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acronym
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el siglas fpl, acrónimo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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acronym [ˈækrənɪm]
noun
sigla(s) (f)
plural
; (p)
acrónimo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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