List of acronyms: S

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This list contains acronyms, initialisms, and pseudo-blendsthat begin with the letter S.

For the purposes of this list:

  • acronym = an abbreviation pronounced as if it were a word, e.g., SARS = severe acute respiratory syndrome, pronounced to rhyme with cars
  • initialism = an abbreviation pronounced wholly or partly using the names of its constituent letters, e.g., CD = compact disc, pronounced cee dee
  • pseudo-blend = an abbreviation whose extra or omitted letters mean that it cannot stand as a true acronym, initialism, or portmanteau (a word formed by combining two or more words).
(a) = acronym, e.g.: SARS – (a) Severe acute respiratory syndrome
(i) = initialism, e.g.: CD – (i) Compact disc
(p) = pseudo-blend, e.g.: UNIFEM – (p) United Nations Development Fund for Women
(s) = symbol (none of the above, representing and pronounced as something else; for example: MHz – Megahertz)

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S0–9[edit]

  • S4C — (i) Sianel Pedwar Cymru (Welsh, "Channel Four Wales")

SA[edit]

SB[edit]

SC[edit]

SD[edit]

SE[edit]

SF[edit]

SG[edit]

SH[edit]

SI[edit]

SJ[edit]

SK[edit]

SL[edit]

SM[edit]

SN[edit]

SO[edit]

SP[edit]

SQ[edit]

SR[edit]

SS[edit]

ST[edit]

SU[edit]

SV[edit]

SW[edit]

SX[edit]

SY[edit]

SZ[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Society of Automotive Engineers
  2. ^ Replaced Interstate Commerce Commission on January 1st, 1996