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División en sílabas: back·ro·nym
Pronunciación: /ˈbakrəˌnim
(also bacronym)

Definición de backronym en inglés:


An acronym deliberately formed from a phrase whose initial letters spell out a particular word or words, either to create a memorable name or as a fanciful explanation of a word’s origin: Biodiversity Serving Our Nation, or BISON (a backronym if ever there was one)
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Later, around the mid-1970s, people began to make up backronyms for BASIC because they weren't sure.
  • Choose one and then manufacture a ridiculous backronym to explain it.
  • Actually, looking at the examples here, ‘backronym’ does not mean what I thought it did.


1980s: blend of back and acronym.

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