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Full Meaning Of Wi-Fi And Other Acronyms We Use Everyday

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Everyday, people, in their conversations, mention lots of acronyms which they do not probably know their full meaning. So, in this article, I'll be putting you through the full meaning of common acronyms that people mention everyday.


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Below are 30 acronyms being mentioned everyday by people, and their full meanings.


1. ATM: The full meaning of ATM is Automated Teller Machine.

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2. POS: The full meaning of POS is Point Of Sale.

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3. GOOGLE: This stands for Global Orgaigation of Orientel Group Language of Earth

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4. DSTV: This stands for Digital Satellite Television.


5. CCTV: This stands for Closed-Circuit Television.


6. LASTMA: This stands for Lagos State traffic Management Authority.

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7. MTN: This stands for Mobile Telephone Network.

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8. KPMG: This stands for Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler. KPMG is one of the Big 4.

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9. PwC: This stands for Price Waterhouse and Coopers. Also one of the Big 4.

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10. BVN: This stands for Bank Verification Number.


11. PIN: This stands for Personal Identification Number


12. PUK: This stands for Personal Unblocking Key


13. PDF: This stands for Portable Document Format.


14. N.B.: This stands for nota bene. An abbreviation for the Latin phrase nota bene, meaning “note well.” It is used to emphasize an important point.


15. P.S.: short for "postscript." It comes from the Latin word postscriptum, which translates to "written after."


16. BC/AD: BC stands for Before Christ. AD, on the other hand, stands for Anno Domini. But people erroneously refer to it as After Death, i.e. after the death of Christ.


17. FBI: This stands for Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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18. CIA: This stands for Central Intelligence Agency.


19. DVD: This stands for Digital Video Disk


20. IQ: This stands for Intelligence Quotient


21. RADAR: This stands for Radio Detection and Ranging.


22. RSVP: This stands for répondez s'il vous plaît, which translates to "please respond" or "please answer."


23. CAPTCHA: This stands for Completely Automated Public Turing Test to tell Computers and Humans Apart.

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24. TED: This stands for Tell me, Explain to me, Describe to me.


25. JPEG: JPEG stands for "Joint Photographic Experts Group," and it refers to the committee who came up with the image compression method.


26. GIF: This stands for Graphics Interchange Format.


27. a.m.: This is short term for the Latin phrase ante meridiem, which translates to before midday.


28. p.m.: This is short term for post meridiem, which means after midday.


29. SUV: This stands for Sports Utility Vehicle.


30. DNA: This stands for Deoxyribonucleic Acid.


31. Wi-Fi: This stands for Wireless Fidelity.

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Top Comments
Geetee04 · 06/25/2020
Typographical error correction: GOOGLE stands for Global Organization Of Oriented Group Language Of Earth.
DuffValezquez · 06/25/2020
wow nice one first time learning something useful on opera news 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
OkonEffiongNsuk · 06/25/2020
Please number 14 is Note Below (NB).
ChijiokeOkere · 06/25/2020
U didn't really explain AD, Anno Domini well. U said it doesn't mean after the death of Christ. So what does it really mean in English? I mean ANNO DOMINI? Thank you so much!

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