Thanks to Thoughtco.Com again! Here is a link to a helpful articles explaining abbreviations and acronyms for English Learners:
The articles also gives advice on when to use abbreviations and acronyms and when not to, considering audience and intent. For example, the article states:
For more uncommon acronyms, use the entire name followed by the acronym in parentheses the first time you use the acronym in written communications. For example: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is responsible for loaning money to nations. As the world experiences more economic difficulties, the role of the IMF is often called into question.
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