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    Initialism

    I would like to know if the word initialism is used to explain abbreviations such as US or CD
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    Re: Initialism

    Welcome to the forum, pazybeloved.

    Yes it is, apparently, though it's not a word I was previously familiar with.

    See this answer to the same question on another forum:

    Acronym, initials, and initialism - WordReference Forums

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    #3

    Re: Initialism

    It was new to me.

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    #4

    Re: Initialism

    Well, it seems is not a common term as I thought, so I would use the concept abbreviation.
    Thanks you all

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    #5

    Re: Initialism

    Welcome aboard, pazybeloved.
    I'm curious as to how you'd say it in Spanish. ┐Inicialismo?

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    #6

    Re: Initialism

    Have not found an expression in Spanish just the word Sigla

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    #7

    Re: Initialism

    Quote Originally Posted by pazybeloved View Post
    Have not found an expression in Spanish just the word Sigla
    Which works for both acronyms and initialisms, I should say.

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