There are 2 main definitions of PDA in English:

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PDA 1

Pronunciation: /piːdiːˈeɪ/

noun

A palmtop computer that functions as a personal organizer but also provides email and Internet access.

Origin

1990s: abbreviation of personal digital assistant.

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There are 2 main definitions of PDA in English:

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PDA 2

Pronunciation: /piːdiːˈeɪ/

noun

informal A public display of affection: Donna and James were spied indulging in a PDA [as modifier]: at least your embarrassing PDA moment wasn’t caught on camera
More example sentences
  • Successful office romancers agree: keep PDA away from the office.
  • The French Riviera turned out to be the perfect spot for two couples to pack on the PDA.
  • We have exclusive photos of their super-romantic PDA session.
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