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  • North and Central America

    North and Central America: Canada, United States, Mexico, Central American states, Caribbean, West Indies.

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    Meaning

    Language

    Themes and places

    ACNU

    Association Canadienne pour les Nations Unies

    In French

    ACP

    Afrique, Caraïbes et Pacifique

    In French

    ACPAAP

    Association Canadienne des Professionnels et Administrateurs de l'Accès à l'information et de la Protection des renseignements personnels

    In French

    ACPT

    American Crossword Puzzle Tournament

    In English

    ACPT

    American Community Properties Trust (www.acptrust.com)

    In English

    ACQ

    Association des Camps du Québec

    In French

    ACR

    American College of Radiology (www.acr.org)

    In English

    ACRI

    Atlantic Cancer Research Institute (https://www.atlanticcancer.ca)

    In English

    ACRL

    Association of College and Research Libraries (https://www.ala.org/acrl/)

    In English

    ACRN

    America's Career Resource Network (www.acrnetwork.org)

    In English

    ACS

    American Chemical Society (www.acs.org)

    In English

    ACSB

    American Ceramic Society Bulletin

    In English

    ACSC

    American Ceramic Society Communications

    In English

    ACSJ

    American Ceramic Society Journal

    In English

    ACSM

    American College of Sports Medicine (www.acsm.org)

    In English

    ACT

    American College of Theriogenologists

    In English

    ACTFL

    American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (https://www.actfl.org/)

    In English

    ACTR

    American Council of Teachers of Russian

    In English

    ACURIL
    Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (https://acuril.org/)

    The Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) facilitates the development and use of libraries, archives, and information services, and the identification, collection and preservation of information resources throughout the Caribbean area.

    In English

    ACV

    Association Canadienne de Vexillologie

    In French

    ACVA

    American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists

    In English

    ACVM

    American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (www.acvm.us)

    In English

    ACVO

    American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists

    In English

    ACVPM

    American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (www.acvpm.org)

    In English

    ACVR

    American College of Veterinary Radiology (www.acvr.org)

    In English

    ACVS

    American College of Veterinary Surgeons (www.acvs.org)

    In English

    ACerS

    American Ceramic Society (https://ceramics.org/)

    In English

    ADA

    American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org)

    In English

    ADA

    American Dietetic Association

    In English

    ADA

    American Dental Association (https://www.ada.org/)

    In English

    ADA

    American Disabilities Act

    In English

    ADAAG

    Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines

    In English

    ADEFOGUA

    Asociación para el Desarrollo Forestal de Guatemala

    In Spanish

    ADESA

    American Dental Education Association

    In English

    ADFRF

    Ames-Dryden Flight Research Facility

    In English

    ADFRF

    Ames/Dryden Flight Research Facility

    In English

    ADME

    Americans for Democracy in the Middle East

    In English

    ADQ

    Action Démocratique du Québec

    In French

    ADR

    American Depositary Receipts

    In English

    ADSA

    American Dairy Science Association

    In English

    AEB

    American Egg Board (www.aeb.org)

    In English

    AEC

    American Engineering Council

    In English

    AECQ

    Assemblée des Évêques Catholiques du Québec

    In French

    AEDC

    Arnold Engineering Development Center

    In English

    AEP

    American Electric Power (https://www.aep.com/)

    In English

    AES

    American Electrochemical Society (www.electrochem.org)

    In English

    AES

    American Electroplaters Society

    In English

    AES

    American Epilepsy Society (www.aesnet.org)

    In English

    AF
    Air Force (https://www.airforce.com/)

    The abbreviation AF (Air Force) is included in abbreviations such as AFHF (Air Force Historical Foundation), USAF (United States Air Force), VAFB (Vandenberg Air Force Base), CCAFS (Cape Canaveral Air Force Station), EAFB (Edwards Air Force Base), AFGWC (Air Force Global Weather Center), AFP (Air Force Program), AFPRO (Air Force Plan Representative Office), AMOS (Air Force Maui Optical System), AFAL (Air Force Astronautics Laboratory), AFAL (Air Force Avionics Laboratory), AFALD (Air Force Acquisition Logistics Division), AFAPL (Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory), AFATL (Air Force Armaments Test Laboratory), AFB (Air Force Base), AFBMD (Air Force Ballistic Missile Division), AFCSC (Air Force Cryptologic Support Center), AFESD (Air Force Electronic Systems Division), AFETR (Air Force Eastern Test Range), AFETRM (Air Force Eastern Test Range Manual), AFEV (Air Force Experiment Vehicle), AFFDL (Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory), AFFTC (Air Force Flight Test Center), AFGL (Air Force Geophysics Laboratory), AFLC (Air Force Logistics Command), AFM (Air Force Manual), AFMDC (Air Force Missile Development Center), AFML (Air Force Materials Laboratory), AFMTC (Air Force Missile Test Center) and AFOSH (Air Force Occupational Safety and Health).

    In English

    AF/IN

    Air Force/Intelligence

    In English

    AFA

    American Foundrymen's Association (www.afsinc.org)

    In English

    AFA

    American Family Association (www.afa.net)

    In English

    AFA

    Air Force Association (https://www.afa.org/)

    In English

    AFA

    American Finance Association (www.afajof.org)

    In English

    AFA

    American Federation of Astrologers

    In English

    AFA

    American Fastpitch Association

    In English

    AFA

    American Fence Association

    In English

    AFA

    American Ferret Association

    In English

    AFAL
    Air Force Astronautics Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFAL (Air Force Astronautics Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFAL
    Air Force Avionics Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFAL (Air Force Avionics Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFALD
    Air Force Acquisition Logistics Division

    The abbreviation AFALD (Air Force Acquisition Logistics Division) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFAPL
    Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFAPL (Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFATL
    Air Force Armaments Test Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFATL (Air Force Armaments Test Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFB
    Air Force Base

    The abbreviation AFB (Air Force Base) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFB

    American Farm Bureau Federation (www.fb.org)

    In English

    AFBMD
    Air Force Ballistic Missile Division

    The abbreviation AFBMD (Air Force Ballistic Missile Division) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and BM (Ballistic Missile).

    In English

    AFCEC

    Alabama Federation Council for Exceptional Children

    In English

    AFCSC
    Air Force Cryptologic Support Center

    The abbreviation AFCSC (Air Force Cryptologic Support Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFD

    Army Functional Dictionary

    In English

    AFED

    Air Force Enterprise Defense

    In English

    AFESD
    Air Force Electronic Systems Division

    The abbreviation AFESD (Air Force Electronic Systems Division) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFETR
    Air Force Eastern Test Range

    The abbreviation AFETR (Air Force Eastern Test Range) is included in the abbreviation AFETRM (Air Force Eastern Test Range Manual), and it includes abbreviations ETR (Eastern Test Range) and AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFETRM
    Air Force Eastern Test Range Manual

    The abbreviation AFETRM (Air Force Eastern Test Range Manual) includes abbreviations ETR (Eastern Test Range), AF (Air Force) and AFETR (Air Force Eastern Test Range).

    In English

    AFEV
    Air Force Experiment Vehicle

    The abbreviation AFEV (Air Force Experiment Vehicle) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFFDL
    Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFFDL (Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFFTC
    Air Force Flight Test Center

    The abbreviation AFFTC (Air Force Flight Test Center) includes abbreviations AF (Air Force) and FT (Flight Test).

    In English

    AFGE

    American Federation of Government Employees

    In English

    AFGL
    Air Force Geophysics Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFGL (Air Force Geophysics Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFGWC
    Air Force Global Weather Center

    The abbreviation AFGWC (Air Force Global Weather Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFHF
    Air Force Historical Foundation

    The abbreviation AFHF (Air Force Historical Foundation) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFHPSP

    Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program

    In English

    AFI

    American Film Institute (www.afi.com)

    In English

    AFIA

    American Feed Industry Association (www.afia.org)

    In English

    AFIS

    American Forces Information Services

    In English

    AFIT

    Air Force Institute of Technology (https://www.afit.edu/)

    In English

    AFLC
    Air Force Logistics Command

    The abbreviation AFLC (Air Force Logistics Command) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFM
    Air Force Manual

    The abbreviation AFM (Air Force Manual) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFM

    American Federation of Musicians (www.afm.org)

    In English

    AFM

    American Federation of Motorcyclists (www.afmracing.org)

    In English

    AFM

    American Film Market (www.ifta-online.org/afm/)

    In English

    AFMDC
    Air Force Missile Development Center

    The abbreviation AFMDC (Air Force Missile Development Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFML
    Air Force Materials Laboratory

    The abbreviation AFML (Air Force Materials Laboratory) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFMTC
    Air Force Missile Test Center

    The abbreviation AFMTC (Air Force Missile Test Center) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFMa

    Air Force Magazine

    In English

    AFO

    Assemblée de la Francophonie de l’Ontario (https://monassemblee.ca/)

    In French

    AFOSH
    Air Force Occupational Safety and Health

    The abbreviation AFOSH (Air Force Occupational Safety and Health) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFOTEC

    Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center

    In English

    AFP
    Air Force Program

    The abbreviation AFP (Air Force Program) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFP

    Air Force Plant

    In English

    AFPC

    Air Force Program Control

    In English

    AFPM
    Air Force Program Manager

    The abbreviation AFPM (Air Force Program Manager) includes the abbreviation PM (Program Manager).

    In English

    AFPR

    Air Force Plant Representative

    In English

    AFPRO
    Air Force Plan Representative Office

    The abbreviation AFPRO (Air Force Plan Representative Office) includes the abbreviation AF (Air Force).

    In English

    AFR

    Air Force Regulation

    In English

    AFRPL

    Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory

    In English

    AFRS
    Association Fédérale des Responsables de la Sécurité (www.faso-afrs.ca)

    = FASO | Federal Association of Security Officials | In English

    In English

    AFRTS

    American Forces Radio and Television Service

    In English

    AFS

    Air Force Standard

    In English

    AFS

    Air Force Station

    In English

    AFS

    American Foundry Society (www.afsinc.org)

    In English

    AFS

    American Fisheries Society (www.fisheries.org)

    In English

    AFSA

    Air Force Study and Analysis

    In English

    AFSAT

    Air Force Satellite

    In English

    AFSATCOM

    Air Force Satellite Communication(s)

    In English

    AFSC

    Air Force Space Command

    In English

    AFSC

    Air Force Specialty Code

    In English

    AFSC

    Air Force Systems Command

    In English

    AFSCF

    Air Force Satellite Control Facility

    In English

    AFSCF

    Air Force Space Command Facility

    In English

    AFSCF

    Air Force Systems Command Facility

    In English

    AFSCME

    American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees

    In English

    AFSCN

    Air Force Satellite Control Network

    In English

    AFSCN

    Air Force Space Command Network

    In English

    AFSCS

    Air Force Satellite Communications System

    In English

    AFSD

    Air Force Space Division

    In English

    AFSIE

    Air Force Standard Items and Equipment

    In English

    AFSLV
    Air Force Space Launch Vehicle

    The abbreviation AFSLV (Air Force Space Launch Vehicle) includes the abbreviation LV (Launch Vehicle).

    In English

    AFSSD

    Air Force Space Systems Division

    In English

    AFSTC
    Air Force Satellite Test Center

    The abbreviation AFSTC (Air Force Satellite Test Center) includes the abbreviation STC (Satellite Test Center).

    In English

    AFSTC

    Air Force Space Technology Center

    In English

    AFSTC

    Air Force Space Technology Command

    In English

    AFSWC

    Air Force Special Weapons Center

    In English

    AFTEC

    Air Force Test and Evaluation Center

    In English

    AFTOC

    Air Force Tactical Operations Center

    In English

    AFTP
    Air Force Test Procedure

    The abbreviation AFTP (Air Force Test Procedure) includes the abbreviation TP (Test Procedure).

    In English

    AFWAL

    Air Force Weapons Analysis Laboratory

    In English

    AFWAL

    Air Force Wright Aeronautical Laboratory

    In English

    AFWL

    Air Force Weapons Laboratory

    In English

    AFWPAL

    Air Force Wright-Patterson Aeropropulsion Laboratory

    In English

    AFWSG

    Air Force Weapons System Group

    In English

    AFWTR

    Air Force Western Test Range

    In English

    AGA

    American Gas Association (www.aga.org)

    In English

    AGC

    Aerojet General Corporation

    In English

    AGDIL

    Association Guadeloupéenne pour le Développement de l’Informatique Libre

    In French

    AGMA

    American Gear Manufacturer's Association (www.agma.org)

    In English

    AGMC

    Aerospace Guidance and Metrology Center

    In English

    AGOA

    African Growth and Opportunity Act

    In English

    AGU

    American Geophysical Union (www.agu.org)

    In English

    AGUFM

    American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts

    In English

    AGUSM

    American Geophysical Union Spring Meeting Abstracts

    In English

    AHA

    American Historical Association

    In English

    AHA

    American Humane Association (www.americanhumane.org)

    In English

    AHIS

    Atlantic Health Information Systems

    In English

    AHL

    American Hockey League (https://theahl.com/)

    In English

    AHL

    American Home Loans

    In English

    AHR

    American Historical Review

    In English

    AHSJ

    American Helicopter Society Journal

    In English

    AIA

    American Institute of Architects (www.aia.org)

    In English

    AIAA

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (https://www.aiaa.org)

    In English

    AIAAJ

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Journal

    In English

    AIASJ

    American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Student Journal

    In English

    AICAP

    Alliance of Incarcerated Canadians in American Prisons

    In English

    AICE

    American Institute of Chemical Engineers (www.aiche.org)

    In English

    AIChE

    American Institute of Chemical Engineers (www.aiche.org)

    In English

    AIEE

    American Institute of Electrical Engineers

    In English

    AIF

    American India Foundation (www.aifoundation.org)

    In English

    AIFAP

    Alliance of Incarcerated Foreigners in American Prisons

    In English

    AIFRB

    American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists (www.aifrb.org)

    In English

    AIHA

    American Italian Historical Association

    In English

    AIME

    American Institute of Mechanical Engineers

    In English

    AISC

    American Institute of Steel Construction (www.aisc.org)

    In English

    AISD

    Autonetics ICBM Systems Division

    In English

    AISI

    American Iron and Steel Institute (www.steel.org)

    In English

    AIUC

    American International University in California

    In English

    AJA

    American Journal of Archaeology (www.ajaonline.org)

    In English

    AJHA

    American Journalism Historians' Association

    In English

    AJHS

    American Jewish Historical Society (https://www.ajhs.org/)

    In English

    AJPh

    American Journal of Philology

    In English

    AJS

    American Journal of Sociology

    In English

    AKC

    American Kennel Club (www.akc.org)

    In English

    ALA

    American Library Association (www.ala.org)

    In French

    ALAC
    Association de la Librairie Ancienne du Canada (www.abac.org)

    = ABAC | Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of Canada | In English

    In French

    ALASP

    Alaska Lost Ski Areas Project

    In English

    ALCOA

    Aluminum Corporation Of America (https://www.alcoa.com/)

    In English

    ALEXIS

    Array of Low Energy X-ray Imaging Sensors

    In English

    ALP

    American Library in Paris (https://americanlibraryinparis.org/)

    In French

    ALRC

    Aerojet Liquid Rocket Company

    In English

    AMA

    American Medical Association (www.ama-assn.org)

    In English

    AMA

    American Motorcyclist Association

    In English

    AMANJ

    Association of Municipal Assessors of New Jersey (https://amanj.org/)

    In English

    AMC

    American Motors Corporation

    In English

    AMDF

    American Macular Degeneration Foundation (www.macular.org)

    In English

    AMDS
    Advanced Missions Docking System

    The abbreviation AMDS (Advanced Missions Docking System) includes the abbreviation DS (Docking System).

    In English

    AMET

    Asociación Mexicana de Esclerosis Tuberosa

    In Spanish

    AMEX

    American Stock Exchange

    In English

    AMHA

    American Miniature Horse Association

    In English

    AMHR

    American Miniature Horse Registry

    In English

    AMI

    American Meat Institute (www.meatami.com)

    In English

    AMICO
    Art Museum Image Consortium (https://www.amico.org/)

    The Art Museum Image Consortium (AMICO) was an not-for-profit organization of institutions with collections of art, collaborating to enable educational use of museum multimedia.

    In English

    AMOOS

    Advanced Maneuvering Orbit-to-Orbit Shuttle

    In English

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