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Tool to detect abbreviations or acronyms in text documents and check the presence of their long label, e.g. to generate a glossary

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Abbreviations Detector

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Also on dCode: Acronyms Generator

Tool to detect abbreviations or acronyms in text documents and check the presence of their long label, e.g. to generate a glossary

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How does it work?

This script detects abbreviations/acronyms and shows a list of potential definitions (from the text).

What is an abbreviation?

There are several types of abbreviation:

Abbreviation via the initials of the words

Usually capitalized, followed by a period

J. for John

Except for some units of measure

m for meter g for gram, etc.

Abbreviation via the first letters

Most often followed by a period.

Prof. for professor

Abbreviation via a selection of letters

Sometimes it uses the start and end of the word (often without point)

Dr for doctor

Sometimes she uses the outstanding letters of the word

sth for something

Initials

Initials of a group of words can then form a new word. Initials are pronounced by reading the names of each letter.

VAT for value added tax

All words of the group are not necessarily in the initials (some word, and often shorter ones, are sometimes omitted)

USA for United States of America

Acronym

An acronym is like initials is pronounced like a normal word.

'ASCIIhref' for American Standard Code for Information Interchange

It is possible to use more letters than only initials of words to improve pronunciation of the acronym.

ARPANet for Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

The acronym can become a common name, it will be written lowercasehref.

radar for radio detection and ranging

How to find what does an abbreviation stand for?

The most complete resource is the http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com, the wiktionary https://en.wiktionary.org/ is also good.

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