7601 abbreviations
AbbreviationMeaning
AAPAllied administrative publication
AAPCAccounting and Auditing Policy Committee
aarAfar language (ISO 639-2 code)
AARafter-action review
AARAssociation of American Railroads
AARP(i/s) American Association of Retired Persons (now officially known only by the initials)
AASAdvanced Automation System
AASAmerican Astronomical Society ("double-A-S")
AASPEMadvanced air-to-air system performance evaluation model
AATAustralian Antarctic Territory
AAVAmphibious Assault Vehicle
AAWCanti-air warfare commander
abAbkhaz language (ISO 639-1 code)
ABAble Seaman (both the rank and the occupation)
ABAlberta (postal symbol)
ABAAdriatic Basketball Association
ABAAmerican Bar Association
ABAAmerican Basketball Association
ABAAmerican Beverage Association
ABAAmerican Bicycle Association
ABAAmerican Birding Association
ABAAustralian Broadcasting Authority
ABBASEA Brown Boveri (Swiss-Swedish multinational company)
ABBAAgnetha, Benny, Björn, Anni-Frid (Swedish pop group)
ABCabstinence, be faithful, condoms
ABCActive Body Control
ABCairway, breathing, circulation (see CPR)
ABCAlcoholic Beverage Commission
ABCalien big cat
ABCalways be careful
ABCAmerican Bird Conservancy
ABCAmerican-born Chinese
ABCAmerican Broadcasting Company
ABCanti-lock brake controller
ABCAssociated British Corporation
ABCAtanasoff–Berry Computer
ABCAtlantic Baptist College
ABCatomic, biological, chemical (see NBC)
ABCAustralian Broadcasting Corporation
ABCAAmerican, British and Canadian Armies (originally)
ABCAArmy Bureau of Current Affairs
ABCS(U.S.) Army Battle Command System
ABETAccreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
ABFISTAdvanced Bradley Full Crew Interactive Skills Trainer
ABGIAddington-Barker Group International
ABINAgência Brasileira de Inteligência (Brazilian Intelligence Agency)
abkAbkhaz language (ISO 639-2 code)
ABLAmerican Basketball League
ABLEAirBorne Law Enforcement (police air support unit)
ABManti-ballistic missile||Asynchronous Balanced Mode||automated banking machine