What is a short single contraction called?

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โˆ™ 2014-04-15 21:51:16

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A short single contraction is called an acronym. An acronym is a word formed from the first letters of each word in a phrase. For example NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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โˆ™ 2023-01-03 22:01:40
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โˆ™ 2023-05-18 12:48:50

Clarify what kind of contraction you are talking about. Are you talking grammar, musculoskeletal, viral? A short grammatical contraction would be to combine two words into one. Do not becomes don't. Another form of contraction may be an acronym or initialism such as GIF or FBI. GIF is an acronym because you sound out the letters as one word. FBI is an initialism because you say each letter independently.

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