1,826 3-letter acronyms (TLAs)

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AAI = Appalling Apathetic Indifference (see also IAA)

AAP = [1] Accelerated Attrition Program

AAP = [2] Arbitrary Approval Process

AAR = After-Action Review

AAS = Anomalous Atmospheric Signature (see also AOS)

ABF = Additional/Accelerated Business Function(s) [see also NBF]

ABO = Additional Business Opportunity (see also NBO, CIO, CIA)

ACH = Awkward Confused Hostility

ACM = Access Control Mechanism/Method

ACR = Absolutist Christian Rhetoric

ACS = [1] Access Control System

ACS = [2] Artificial Control System(s)

ACSI = Anti-Cyber-Stalking Initiative

ACT = Advanced Cryptography Technique

ACTT = Asymmetric Counter-Terror Threat

ADD = Aroma Dispensing Device (see also PADD, DADD)

ADS = Accelerated Deployment Schedule

ADT = Adolescent-Development Trauma(s)

AEA = Adverse Employment Action

AEC = Aggressive Expansion Campaign

AFA = Allegedly Fraudulent Activity

AFD = [1] Autonomous Fault Detection (compare to FTD, AFP & FPS)

AFD = [2] Acute Financial Disturbance (in economics)

AFI = Absentee-Father Issues

AFP = Autonomous Fault Protection (compare to FTD, AFD & FPS)

AFZ = Aggressive, Fanatical Zealot

AGC = Aggressive Global Competition (see also IGC)

AGS = Acquisition Growth Strategy

AHH = Acute Health Hazard

AIC = Advanced Industrialised Country (see also AIN)

AID = Academic Institution Discount

AIE = Artificially-Inflated Earnings

AIN = Advanced Industrialised Nation (see also AIC)

AIP = Artificially-Inflated Profits

AIR = Anomalous Instrument(ation) Reading(s)

AIT = Aggressive Interrogation Tactics

ALA = Aggressive Legal Action

AMBP = Anonymouse Message Board Poster/Posting

AMC = Adverse Meteorological Condition(s)

AME = Airborne Mercury Emissions (e.g. from coal-burning electrical power plants)

AMP = [1] Affordable Manufacturing Process(es)

AMP = [2] Adaptable Manufacturing Process(es)

AMT = [1] Advanced Mulching Technology (heard in a commercial; provided by Scott G.)

AMT = [2] Adoring Minion Throng(s) [see also ATOM]

ANE = Atmospheric Nuclear Explosion

ANS = Autonomic Nervous System

AOD = Acute Organ Damage

AOPI = Abuse Of Privileged Information

AOS = Anomalous Optical Signature (see also AAS)

AOT = Agent(s) Of Terror

APD = Annoying/Aggravating Processing Delay

APM = (1) Active Portfolio Mgmt.

APM = (2)Ash Particulate Matter (see also FPF for volcanic eruption)

ARCD = Abnormally Rapid Cell Division (see also RCD)

ARM = Academic Research Misconduct

APA = Apalling Penguin Atrocities (see also UPA)

APS = Accelerated Problem Solving (see also APSS)

APSS = Accelerated Problem Solving Skills (see also APS)

APT = Aggressive Production Target

APY = Aggregate Phlegm Yield (i.e. total for a people group, population, or geographic region)

ARCL = Angry Roving Chainsaw Lunatic (see also RCL)

ARP = [1] Anti-Retaliation Provision

ARP = [2] Acute Radiation Poisoning

ARS = Acute Radiation Syndrome

ASD = Appalling Spirited Discussion (see also HSD)

ASS = [1] Annuity Shopping Service

ASS = [2] Advanced Social Skills (contrast with USS)

ATD = Advanced Technical/Technology Development

ATID = Anomalous Traveling Ionospheric Disturbance (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vela_Incident)

ATM = Active Thermal Management (i.e. for NiMh & Li-Ion battery charging systems)

ATOM = Adoring Throngs Of Minions [see also TOM, AMT(2)]

ATV = Alternative Transportation Vehicle

AVD = Angry Vitriolic Diatribe

AVM = Apallingly/Shockingly/Inexcusably Visionless Management (i.e. those at the top at GE & Ford who choose to cut capacity vs. innovating to develop better autos)

AYC = Average Yearly Cost

BAB = Bank Account Balance

BAP = Broken Administrative Process(es)

BBB = Basic Building Block

BCB = Blatant Criminal Behaviour

BCD = British Crown Dependent/Dependency

BCM = Basic Corporate Malfeasance

BDC = Brand Development Campaign

BDO = Business Development Opportunity

BDP = Business Development Program

BDS = Behaviour Detection Scheme

BFF = Breakdance Freak Fighting

BFH = Bad Financial Habit/Hobbit

BFIT = Blunt Force Impact Trauma

BFT = Blasphemous Fairy Tale

BGM = 'Breakdance Ghostfighting Man' (slang, credit Carly Manghelli; see also BGW)

BGW = 'Breakdance Ghostfighting Woman' (slang, credit Carly Manghelli; see also BGM)

BHD = Bad Hair Day

BHP = Behavioural Health Problems

BID = Bad Investment Decision (see also BIS)

BIP = [1] Broadband Internet Proliferation

BIP = [2] Business Investment Portfolio

BIQ = Behavioral Interviewing Question(s)

BIS = Bad Investment Strategy (see also BID)

BMA = [1] Basic, Methodical Approach

BMA = [2] Business Model Analysis

BMI = Business Method Innovation

BMP = Business Method Patent

BOD = Blatantly Offensive Diatribe

BOIJ = Blatantly Offensive Iconoclastic Juxtaposition

BOM = Blatantly Offensive Mannerisms

BOT = [1] Breach Of Trust

BOT = [2] Behavioural Observation Technique

BQS = Business Quality Standards

BRD = Body Recording Device (term used by FBI for a wiretap worn by someone)

BRG = Bizarre Romantic Gesture (compare to KRG)

BSA = Brain Stem Abnormalities

BSB = Befuddling Speech Blunder

BSD = Blatant Safety Disregard

BSE = Brainless Sack of Excrement

BSOL;BSL = Biological Standard of Living (www.blackwell-synergy.com)

BSR = Business Segment Revenue

BSS = Breathtakingly Simple Solution

BSV = Blended Social Values (see also MSV)

BTE = Biological Terrorism Event (www.nti.org)

BUG = Branded Unit Growth

BVA = Blatant Vitriolic Antagonism

CAC = Change-Adaptive Culture (i.e. corp. organisational culture that embraces change)

CAD = [1] Coronary Artery Disease

CAD = [2] Creepy, Antisocial Drifter

CAI = Controversial Authoritative Interpretation

CAM = Critical Analytical Method(s)

CAO = Criminal Abuse Order (legalese)

CAREA = Certain Assumptions, Restrictions, & Exclusions Apply

CAS = [1] Critical Analysis Skills

CAS = [2] Creative Accounting Scandal

CASD = Celebration And Street Dancing (see also CASDR & SDR)

CASDR = Celebration And Street Dance Riot (see also CASD & SDR)

CBC = [1] Code of Business Conduct

CBC = [2] Compelling Business Case

CBD = Critical Business Decision

CBF = Core Business Functions

CBM = Competing Business Model

CBN = Complex Business Negotiation(s)

CBO = Compelling Buying Opportunity (contrast with CSO)

CBS = Coherent Belief System

CBT = Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

CCB = [1] Credit Card Balance

CCB = [2] Core Commercial Business

CCD = [1] Competitive Cost Disadvantage

CCD = [2] Colossal Competitive Disadvantage

CCE = [1] Contentious Cross Examination

CCE = [2] Comprehensive Consumer Education

CCFA = Comprehensive Cease-Fire Agreement

CCI = Covert Criminal Investigation

CCG = Currency Conversion Gain (contrast with CCL)

CCL = [1] Currency Conversion Loss (contrast with CCG)

CCL = [2] Comfortable, Complacent Life

CCM = Chilling Career Move

CCS = [1] Comprehensive Customer Support

CCS = [2] Common Courtroom Strategy

CCS = Competitive Cost Structure (contrast with NCCS)

CDAS = Collateral Damage Avoidance Strategy (military; compare to DAS)

CDC = Constrained Development Cost

CDCE = Compelling, Differentiating Customer Experience (see also CDE)

CDE = Compelling, Differentiating Experience (see also CDCE)

CDI = [1] Complex, Dynamic Interaction(s)

CDI = [2] Creative Design Intent

CDM = Collective/Collaborative Decision Making

CDMA = competitive Deal-Making Atmosphere

CDOS = Cohesive Document Output Strategy

CDP = [1] Centralized Document Production

CDP = [2] Creepy, Disfigured Person (see also CDZ)

CDP = [3] Crazy, Deranged Person

CDP = [4] Consensus Decision Process

CDR = Casual Dining Restaurant

CDS = [1] Career-Devastating Secret

CDS = [2] Centralised Development/Deployment Strategy

CDS = [3] Curtailed Discretionary Spending

CDU = Chemical Detection Unit (i.e. those deployed in 1991 Gulf War & used by British forces in theatre)

CDZ = Creepy, Disfigured Zombie

CEA = Compelling Economic Argument

CED = [1] Confounding/Confusing/Complex Ethical Dilemna

CED = [2] Creative Explosive Device

CED = [3] Credible Explosive Device

CEE = [1] Complex Evasion Effort(s)

CEE = [2] Challenging Economic Environment

CEE = [3] Cataclysmic Extinction Event

CEF = [1] Cryptic, Enigmatic Figure [see also CEP(2), CWF, & CWP]

CEF = [2] Contradictory, Enigmatic Figure

CEG = [1] Crippled Economic Growth

CEG = [2] Corrupted-Executive Greed

CEG = [3] Compelling Executive Greed

CEI = [1] Customer Expansion Initiative

CEI = [2] Customer Experience Initiative

CEP = [1] Chilling Evacuation Plan

CEP = [2] Cryptic, Enigmatic Person [see also CEF, CWF, & CWP]

CER = Chronic Economic Rot

CES = [1] Cutting Edge Style/Styling

CES = [2] Critically Endangered Species

CES = [3] Combat-Effective Soldier

CFA = Cease-Fire Agreement

CFC = [1] Customer-Focussed Customization

CFC = [2] Capital Fund Campaign

CFI = [1] Customer-Focussed Initiative

CFI = [2] Complex Financial Instrument

CFM = [1] Corporate Funds Misappropriation

CFM = [2] Catastrphic Financial Meltdown

CFM = [3] Corporate Financial Meltdown

CFO = Corrupt Foreign Official

CFP = Comprehensive Financial Plan

CFPI = Customer-Focussed Process Improvement

CFS = [1] Convoluted Financial Schemes (e.g. Enron, Worldcom, Tyco)

CFS = [2] Conservative Financial Structure

CGA = Covert Government Agent

CGB = Celebrity Gossip Blog

CGD = Confidential Government Document(s)

CGI = Cross-Generational Interaction (see also MGI)

CGP = Corporate Governance Principles

CHA = Congenital Heart Abnormality

CHE = College Housing Experience

CHH = Chronic Health Hazard

CHK = Cold-Hearted Killer(s)

CHO = Closely Held Organisation

CHS = [1] Crazy Harebrained Scheme

CHS = [2] Catastrophic Health Situation

CIA = [1] Critical Investment Area (see also CIO)

CIA = [2] Customer Intimacy Advantage

CID = [1] Complacency Is Death

CID = [2] Confidential Information Disclosure (see also IPD)

CID = [3] Customer/Consumer Information Database

CIE = Cryptic, Illegible Explanation (see also JLE)

CII = Continuous Improvement Initiative (a.k.a. Kaizan)

CIL = Copyright Infringement Lawsuit (see also CIS)

CIO = Critical Investment Opportunity

CIO = [2] Constrained Ineffective/Ineffectual Organisation [contrast with EOC(2)]

CIO = [3] Compelling Investment Opportunity

CIP = [1] Creepy Internet People/Peeps

CIP = [2] Consumer Identity Protection

CIS = Copyright Infringement Suit (see also CIL)

CIT = [1] Cruel and Inhuman/Inhumane Treatment

CIT = [2] Critical Incident Team

CKA = Concept-Killing Advocate (see also CKI)

CKI = Concept-Killing Initiative (see also CKA)

CLI = Continuous Learning Initiative

CLLD = Contagiously Laughing Linguistic Dancer

CLM = Career-Limiting Move/Mistake

CLP = Commoditized Labour Pools

CLS = Conservative Legal Strategy/Strategery

CMB = Cinematic, Melodramatic Brilliance

CMI = Contract Manufacturing Initiative

CML = College Music Library

CMM = Credit Market Meltdown (see also FMM & FMT)

CMN = Climate-Monotoring Network (see also GCMN, MCMN)

CMP = [1] Conventional Medical Practice

CMP = [2] Current Market Position

CMP = [3] Controlled Movement Process

CMR = Committed, Monogamous Relationship

CMS = Chilling Murder Scene

CMW = Critical Maintenance Work

CNB = Crazy, Neurotic Behaviour

CNC = Clandestine Nuclear Cooperation

CNF = Controlled Nuclear Fusion

CNH = Criminally Negligent Homicide

CNP = Covert Nuclear Program

CNSR = Complex, Nuanced Social Relationship(s) [see also NSR]

CNT = Credible Nuclear Threat

COF = [1] Community Of Friends

COF = [2] Crisis Of Faith (usu. in context of Christianity)

COI = Conflict Of Interest (compare to SCOI)

CON = Covert Operations Nightmare

COP = [1] Crisis Of Purpose

COP = [2] Culture Of Preparedness

COR = Core Operational Requirements

CORC = Culture Of Rampant Corruption

COUP = Catastrophe Of Unimaginable Proportions

COIP = Challenge of Unimaginable Proportions

COW = Colliding Output World (as in printer output/function/utility 'colliding' with copiers)

CPA = Continuous Partial Attention (phenomenon of distracted people in meetings checking emails/FB, etc)

CPDE = Chronically Painful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, UDE, SDE, & CSDE)

CPDI = Compelling Personal Development Initiative/Incentive (see also PDI)

CPE = Constructed, Political Entity

CPF = Contentious Political Fight

CPI = Campaign Finance Impropriety(ies)

CPM = Competing/Competitive Business Model

CPN = Clandestine Procurement Network

CPR = Commanding Posthumous Respect

CRA = Civil Rights Abuse(s) [see also HRA]

CRC = Critical Resource Constraint (see also CRS)

CRD = [1] Crash/Crush Resistent Design

CRD = [2] Critical Relational/Relationship Decision

CRE = [1] Cost Reduction Efficiency

CRE = [2] Cumulative Radiation Exposure

CRI = Cost Reduction Initiative

CRIP = Cost Reduction Implementation Plan

CRS = Critical Resource Shortage (see also CRC)

CRVP = Cost-Reduction Value Proposition

CSA = [1] Common Sense Approach

CSA = [2] Compensatory Sensitivity Adjustment

CSD = Computer Storage Device (a harddrive or removable media drive, writable or read-only)

CSE = [1] Clinically-Significant Event

CSE = [2] Commercial Sexual Exploitation

CSF = Critical Success Factor(s)

CSI = Cyber Security Incident

CSE = Cyber Security Event

CSI = [2] Compromised Sexual Integrity

CSI = [3] Customer Support Initiative

CSI = [4] Core Strategic Initiatives

CSI = [5] Core Strategic Investments

CSI = [6] Culture-Shock Issues

CSM = [1] Cooling System Malfunction

CSM = [2] Confidential Student Matter(s)

CSO = Compelling Selling/Sales Opportunity

CSS = [1] Customer Support System

CSS = [2] Customer Success Story

CST = [1] Cyber-Stalking Terrorist(ism) [see also ACSI]

CST = [2] Contextual Search Technology (e.g. core tech. for Yahoo & Google search)

CTA = Classified Threat Assessment

CTB = Chilling, Terrifying Banality

CTD = Confusing Technological Description

CTE = Cease To Exist (for most secular people, this is what they believe will happen when they die)

CTEP = Chilling Terrorist Escape Plan

CTF = [1] Chilling, Terrifying Finality

CTF = [2] Cascading Torrent of Fire (see also CTOF)

CTH = Chemical Toxicological Hazard

CTI = Criminal Tax Investigation/Indictment

CTM = Career-Threatening Mistake

CTOF = Cascading Torrent Of Fire [see also CTF(2)]

CTS = [1] Cohesive Technical/Technological Strategy

CTS = [2] Colour Transformation System

CUDE = Chronically Unsuccessful Dating Experience (see also UDE, SDE, CSDE, & CPDE)

CVA = Commercially-Viable Alternative

CVP = [1] Compelling Value Proposition

CVP = [2] Commercially-Viable Product

CVV = Continuously Variable Vector

CWD = Cold War('s) Denouement

CWE = Cyber Warfare Effort

CWF = Cryptic, Wraithlike Figure [see also CEF, CEP(2), & CWP]

CWP = Cryptic, Wraithlike Person [see also CEF, CEP(2), & CWF]

CWW = Clandestine Warrantless Wiretap(ping) [see also WWP]

DAC = Dazed And Confused

DADD = Disturbing Aroma Dispensing Device (see also PADD, ADD)

DAM = [1] Data Aggregation/Acceptance Method(ology)

DAM = [2] Disturbing Architectural Monstrosity

DAMP = Design And Manufacturing Partner

DAP = Disappointingly Austere Palace

DAOC = Designated Agent Of Change

DAS = Damage Avoidance Strategy (compare to CDAS)

DCC = Declining Consumer Confidence

DCI = Damage Control Initiative (a political, face-saving idea)

DCM = [1] Data Convergence Method(ology)

DCM = [2] Diabolically Clever Marketing

DCO = Dramatic, Creative Outlet

DCOI = Disturbing Conflict Of Interest (see also PDCI)

DDD;D^3 = Data-Driven Decision

DEB = Delicate Ecological Balance

DED = Data Extraction Device

DEE = Difficult Economic Environment

DET = Dedicated Engineering Team

DFM = Delicate Financial Market(s)

DFR = Disconnect From Reality

DGS = Dramatic Geographical Settings

DGSP = Dubious Government Stimulus Plan (see also GSP)

DHP = Data Handling Protocol

DHS = Deteriorating Humanitarian Situation

DIA = [1] Dirty Investment Advice

DIA = [2] Design Improvement Idea

DII = [1] Dominant Institutional Investor (or DI^2)

DII = [2] Debt-Induced Implosion [see also DIS(2)]

DIL = Deliberate Informational Leak

DIO = Distressed Investment Opportunity(ies)

DIS = [1] Disciplined Investment Strategy

DIS = [2] Debt-Induced Starvation

DIT = Disturbing Industry Trend (see also PIT)

DLC = Digital Learning Centre

DLI = Dominant Logistical Issue(s)

DMA = [1] Distributed Multitier Application

DMA = [2] Definitive Merger Agreement

DMC = Deliberate Mood Change

DMHC = Debilitating Mental Health Condition (see also MHC)

DMO = Developing Market Opportunity

DMP = [1] Data Management Protocol

DMP = [2] Digital Music Piracy

DMP = [3] Diagnostic Medical Procedure

DMS = Direct Muscle Simulation

DMT = [1] Deceptive Marketing Tool

DMT = [2] Dysfunctional Management Team

DNA = Disingenuous Near-Apology

DNOS = Dark Night Of the Soul

DNP = Declared Nuclear Power (goverments with known nuclear weapons capabilities; see also KNS)

DNR = Do Not Resuscitate

DNR = [2] Direly/Desperately Needed Reform(s) [see also UNR]

DNS = Direct Neural Stimulation

DNT = Default-Negative Treatment

DOC = Diverse Organisational Culture

DOP = Deficit Of Passion

DPI = Domestic Pilaging Initiative (popular in Midieval times)

DPI = [2] Domestic Policy Initiative(s)

DPI = [3] Direct Patent Infringement (see also FPI)

DPL = [1] Domestic Price Level (inflation)

DPL = [2] Disorganised Private Life

DPR = Due Process Rights

DPS = Dysfunctional Political System

DOC = Diverse Organisational Culture

DOM = Dangerously Optimistic Mood

DOP = Destruction Of Property

DOS = Disempowered Organisational Structure [contrast with EOS]

DOW = Declaration Of War

DRC = Development Resource Constraint

DRIP = Dead Relative Inheritance Program

DSA = Deficit Spending Approach (see also DSM, DSI, & DSP-2)

DSC = [1] Debatable Scientific Controversy

DSC = [2] Deteriorating Security Climate (see also DSS)

DSD = Data Security Device(s)

DSE = Disappointing Sexual Encounter

DSF = [1] Digital Square Footage (analogous to IRMS; Internet e-tailer webspace/total-hits/popularity/sales-volume-forecasts)

DSF = [2] Device-Specific Format

DSI = Deficit Spending Initiative (see also DSA, DSP-2, DSM)

DSI = [2] Deviate Sexual Intercourse

DSM = [1] Deficit Spending Methodology/Model/Mentality (see also DSA, DSI, & DSP-2)

DSM = [2] Direct Sales Model

DSN = Distributed/Disparate Social Network (see also SSN(2) & WSN)

DSP = [1] Data Search Protocol; Deficit Spending Paradigm

DSP = [2] Directed Share Program [i.e. internal company offerings of stock shares to employees & special customers]

DSP = [3] Digital Solutions Provider

DSP = [4] Domestic Spying Program

DSP = [5] Domestic Surveillance Program

DSP = [6] Deceptive Sales Program

DSP = [7] Dubious Surrogate Pregnancy

DSS = Deteriorating Security Situation [see also DSC(2)]

DSW = Distinctive Signature Whistle (i.e. communication used by Dolphins to communicate associated 'names')

DTA = [1] Domestic Terrorist(ism) Activity(ies)

DTA = [2] Disruptive Technology Adopter

DTA = [3] Deliberately-Timed Act

DTC = [1] Difficult Technical Challenge

DTC = [2] Disruptive Technological Change/Challenge

DTF = Dangerous Toxic Fumes

DTG = Domestic Terrorist(ism) Group

DTI = [1] Domestic Terrorism Investigation

DTI = [2] Disruptive Technology Innovation (see also EDT)

DTO = Domestic Terrorist Organisation [see also FTO(2)]

DTP = [1] Drunken Teenage Prankster

DTP = [2] Divergent Threat Perceptions (e.g. regarding terrorism or domestic violence)

EAC = Entrenched Aristocratic Class

EBC = Experience-Based Conclusion (see also EBR)

EBR = Experience-Based Recommendation (see also EBC)

ECA = Egregious Criminal Activity(ies) [see also OCA]

ECC = Environmentally-Conscious Corporation

ECD = Ecologically-Charged Discussion (see also ESD-2)

ECE = Engaging Classroom Environment (see also ICE)

ECE = [2] Energy Conservation Effort(s)

ECM = [1] Effective Corruption Management (e.g. Enron, see ICM for antonym)

ECM = [2] Extra Cellular Matrix

ECM = [3] Electronic Content Management

ECP = [1] Ethnic Cleansing Policy(ies)

ECP = [2] Elitist Corporate Pillager (pejorative for bad CEO's)

ECR = Extensive Criminal Record

ECS = [1] Emotionally Constipated State

ECS = [2] Environmental Control System (aircraft)

EDA = Economically-Distressed Area [see also EDR(2), contrast with EVA(2) & EVR(2)]

EDB = Egregious, Discriminatory Behaviour

EDD = [1] Emergency Disaster Declaration

EDD = [2] Emotionally Debilitating Distress

EDG = Equitably-Distributed Gains

EDP = Equitably-Distributed Pain

EDP = [2] Equitably-Distributed Praise/Pain

EDP = [3] Extensive Development Pressure

EDP = [4] Ethically Dogmatic Person

EDR = [1] Emotionally-Distant Relationship (see also ESD)

EDR = [2] Economically-Distressed Region [see also EDA, contrast with EVA(2) & EVR(2)]

EDR = [3] Event Data Recorder (utilised in vehicles to capture data just prior/during a crash)

EDS = [1] Equitably-Distributed Suffering

EDS = [2] Emotionally-Distant Spouse

EDS = [3] Emergency-Dispatch System (e.g. 911 system)

EDS = [4] Economic Development Strategy

EDT = [1] Earthshattering Disruptive Technology (see also DTI-2)

EDT = [2] Equitably-Distributed Tradeoffs

EEA = Elevated Enforcement Action

EEC = Egregious Executive Compensation

EED = Extreme Emotional Distress/Duress

EEO = Emotional-Energy Output

EFC = [1] Excessive Fuel Consumption

EFC = [2] Enormous Financial Crisis

EFD = External Foreign Domination/Dominion

EFL = Enormous Financial Loss(es)

EFR = [1] Electronic File Residue (data remnants on a harddrive; see "http://mostlywater.org/node/3757)

EFR = [2] Ecologically Fragile Region

EFT = Eco(Environmentally)-Friendly Terrorism (huh?)

EGF = Economic Growth Forecast

EGI = Energy Grid Infrastructure

EGM = [1] Evolving Global Marketplace

EGM = [2] Elite Group Mystique

EGR = Extensive Government Restrictions (i.e. laws & regulations)

EHS = Empty Human Shell

EII = Egregiously, Inexplicably Inaccurate

EIR = Emotionally Invigorating Relationship

EIS = Experimental Intergallactic Sex

EIT = [1] Electronic Identity Theft/Thief

EIT = [2] Egregiously Inaccurate Translation

ELD = Experiential Leadership Development

ELF = Efficient Legal Framework

ELS = Everyday Life Skills

EMC = [1] Emerging Market Country

EMC = [2] Established Market Credibility

EMC = [3] Expanded/Enhanced Marketing Capability(ies)

EMH = Efficient Market Hypothesis

EMI = [1] Ethnic Minority Integration

EMI = [2] Energy Management Initiative

EMI = [3] Existing Manufacturing Infrastructure

EML = Emerging Moral Liability

EMOC = Epiphanic Moment of Clarity

EMV = Extreme Market Volatility

ENC = Escalating Nuclear Crisis

EOC = Enhanced Organisational Capability(ies) [see also IOC]

EOC = [2] Effective Organisational Constraint/Construct [contrast with CIO(2)]

EOC = [3] Empowered Organisational Culture/Climate

EOI = 'Edge Of Infinity'

EOL = End Of Life (contrast with SOL)

EOP = Economic Opportunity Program

EOR = Economically Optimal Result (see also EVR)

EOS = Empowered Organisational Structure [contrast with DOS]

EOT = Equal Opportunity Tantaliser (Jake Halpern, "Fame Junkies")

EPA = Exciting Product Announcement

EPB = Erratic Public Behaviour

EPC = Entry Procedure Contravention (such as defeating safety interlocks to enter a secure room/area)

EPP = Enormous Profit Potential

EPS = Expanded Product Segment

EPT = Extreme/Excessive Preferential Treatment

EPV = Explosive Personal Vitality

EQB = Ethically-Questionable Behaviour (see also LQB)

ERA = Emotional Rape Allegation

ERL = Environmentally-Responsible Littering (huh? see also SRL)

ERS = Economically Ravaged Slumscape

ERT = Entrepreneurial Risk Taking

ESA = [1] Ecologically-Sensitive Area (see also ESR)

ESA = [2] Environmentally-Sensitive Approach

ESBP = Environmentally-Sound Business Practices

ESC = [1] Effective Scandal Coordination (typical ref. to political/government scandals; see also ESM)

ESC = [2] Effective Service Capability

ESC = [3] Elite Social Clique

ESD = [1] Emotionally Shut Down (see also EDR)

ESD = [2] Ecologically Sensitive Discussion (see also ECD)

ESD = [3] Emotional Support Dog

ESI = [1] Enlightened Self-Interest

ESI = [2] Environmental Strategic Initiative

ESI = [3] Economic Shock-Inducing

ESL = Endangered-Species List

ESM = Environmentally-Sensitive Material

ESN = Extremely Sensitive Nature (i.e. of a Covert Criminal Investigation or of a person)

ESM = Effective Scandal Management (see also ESC)

ESP = Exact(ing) Scientific Procedure

ESR = Ecologically-Sensitive Region (see also ESA)

ESS = Energy Storage System (www.teslamotors.com)

ETA = Extensive Techological Advance(s)

ETS = Esoteric Toxic Securities (as in common stock or similar instruments)

ETT = "End Tyrannical Taxation" (similar to montras shouted by Alan Keyes for President supporters in 1999/2000)

ETV = Excessive Television Viewing

EUR = Economically Unjustifiable/Unviable Repair

EVA = [1] Economically Viable Alternative

EVA = [2] Economically-Viable Area [see also EVR(2); contrast with EDR(2) & EDA]

EVO = Economically Viable Opportunity/Option

EVR = [1] Economically Viable Result (see also EOR)

EVR = [2] Economically Viable Region [see also EVA(2); contrast with EDR(2) & EDA]

EVR = [3] Economically Viable Repair (contrast with EUR)

EWA = Essential Work Activity (see NEWA for antonym)

EWF = Enhanced Work Flow

EWS = Early Warning System

FAA = Flexible Acquisition Alternative(s)

FAEV = Fight Against Ethics Violations

FAP = Fundamental Architectural Problem(s)

FAW = Fugative Arrest Warrent

FBE = Friendship-Building Experience (see also MBE & RBE)

FBG = Fertile Breeding Ground

FBN = "Funny, But No" (lingo from Hallmark Shoebox greeting card creators/editors for slogans that didn't quite make it)

FBT = Family Bonding Time

FCA = Forensic Computer Analysis

FCB = Financially-Challenged Background

FCD = Failed Capitalist Doctrine/Dogma

FCDA = Forensic Computer & Data Analysis

FCI = Fiercely Competitive Investor

FCN = Felony Criminal Nonsupport (legalese)

FCS = [1] Fatted-Calf Sacrifice

FCS = [2] Flight Control System

FCS = [3] Flexible Control Structure

FDA = Forensic Document Audit

FDC = [1] False, Dafamatory Claim (see also FDS, MDS, & MDC)

FDC = [2] Fundamental Design Criteria

FDE = Fractured Denominational Existence

FDL = Filthy Depraved Liar/Lunatic/Loser/Landowner

FDM = Funky Dance Move(s)

FDR = Flight Data Recorder

FDS = [1] False, Defamatory Statement (see also MDS & MDC)

FDS = [2] Fraud Detection System/Scheme

FEA = Flattened Emotional Affect

FED = Fluid Ejection Device (e.g. Ink jet nozzle)

FEE = Fragile Economic Environment

FEI = [1] Full Economic Integration (see also PECDEIP; contrast with PEI)

FEI = [2] Federal Economic Intervention

FEM = Fragile Economic Machine (the U.S. economy)

FER = Fragile Economic Recovery

FES = Fuel Efficiency Standard(s)

FET = Fierce Exultant Triumph

FFNL = Funky Fresh New Look (see also FNL)

FFW = Fundamentally-Flawed Worldview

FIA = Fiscally Irresponsible Approach (see also FIB)

FIB = Fiscally Irresponsible Behaviour (contrast with FRB)

FIC = Financial Institution Collapse

FID = Fundamentally Insecure Design (as in new RFID-equipped US Passports)

FIE = Free Information/Idea Exchange

FIL = Fluorescent Induction Lamp

FIR = Fragmented, Inconsistent Relationship

FLA = [1] Flawed Legal Analysis

FLA = [2] Four Letter Acronym

FLS = Future Living Standards

FMC = Freakish Mutant Cyborg

FMDI = False, Malicious Defamatory Information

FMDS = False, Malicious Defamatory Statement (see also FMDI, MDS, FDS, MDC, & FDC)

FMI = Financial Market Instability (contrast with FMS)

FMM = Financial Market Meltdown (see also CMM & FMT)

FMS = [1] Financial Market Stability (contrast with FMI)

FMS = [2] Failed Management/Managerial Strategy

FMT = Financial Market Turmoil (see also CMM & FMM)

FNDE = Financial Near Death Experience

FNL = Fresh New Look (see also FFNL)

FOD = [1] Fear Of Death

FOD = [2] Fear Of Dismemberment

FOD = [3] Fear Of Disenfranchisement

FOG = Force Of Gravity

FPD = Foreign Policy Disaster

FPDP = Future Potential Domestic Partner (see also FPL, FPS)

FPE = Fire Protection Equipment/Engineer

FPF = Fast(-moving) Pyroclastic Flow(s) [flows of gas, ash, & rock during a volcanic eruption; see also APM(2)]

FPI = Flagrant Patent Infringement [see also DPI(3)]

FPL = [1] Future Potential Lover (see also FPS & FPDP)

FPL = [2] Fractured Personal Loyalty(ies)

FPS = [1] Fault Protection System/Scheme (compare with AFD & AFP)

FPS = [2] Future Potential Spouse (see also FPL & FPDP)

FPS = [3] Full Public Shaming

FPS = [4] Frenetic Personal Style

FPT = Future Potential Tragedy

FPV = Future Potential Victim

FRB = Fiscally Responsible Behaviour (contrast with FIB)

FRC = Frequency Response Characteristic

FRD = Fatal Radiation Dose(age)

FRG = Fraud Rental Game (tenants who willingly defraud landlords)

FRH = Free-Radical Hippie

FRM = Fiscally-Responsible Method(s)

FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Policy(ies)

FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Person

FRP = Fiscally-Responsible Partner

FRT = Fearless Risk-Taker

FSA = Failed Socialst Agenda (see also FSD)

FSD = Failed Socialist Doctrine/Dogma (see also FSA)

FSF = Full Scandal Fruition (see also ESM & ESC)

FSI = [1] Full-Scale Integration

FSI = [2] Full-Scale Invasion

FSI = [3] Full-Scale Interrogation

FSI = [4] Fragile Socioeconomic Infrastructure (see also FSS)

FSI = [5] Financial/Fiscal Sector Instability

FSL = Filthy Stinking Lier

FSS = Fragile Socioeconomic Structure [see also FSI(4)]

FTA = Failure To Adapt

FTC = Formidable Technical Challenge

FTD = [1] Fault-Tolerant Design

FTD = [2] Financially Transmitted Disease (such as issuing bad loans)

FTHB = First-Time Home Buyer

FTI = [1] Forward-Thinking Initiative

FTI = [2] Failure To Innovate

FTM = Forward-Thinking Mission

FTO = [1] Forward-Thinking Objective

FTO = [2] Forward-Thinking Organisation

FTO = [3] Foreign Terrorist Organisation (see also DTO)

FTP = Forward-Thinking Philosophy

FTS = [1] Forward-Thinking Strategy

FTS = [2] Fundamental Tax Simplification

FTV = Forward-Thinking Vision

FVT = Formulaic Violence Trend

FWA = Free Wireless Access

FWS = Flexible Work Schedule

GAMP = Growth And Marketing Plan

GAS = Genetic Alcoholism Susceptibility

GASD = Graphic Anamatronic Sexual Display (same as GSAD)

GAT = Growth-Attenuation Therapy

GCB = Globalisation Cost Benefit [see also GCS (2)]

GCD = General Categorical Denial

GCF = [1] "Genocidal Cleansing Fire" (see MDR- megalomaniacal dictator rhetoric)

GCF = [2] Ghastly Ceremonial Farce

GCI = Growing Customer Irritant

GCL = Global Consumer Landscape

GCMN = Global Climate-Monitoring Network (see also CMN, MCMN)

GCO = Generous Counter-Offer

GCS = Genetic Cancer Susceptibility

GCS = [2] Globalisation Cost Saving(s) [see also GCB]

GEA = Gender-Equality Advocate

GEC = Global Economic Competitiveness

GEM = Global Extremist Movement

GFC = Global Financial Crisis

GFE = Giant Financial Entity

GFI = Global Financial Infrastructure

GFM = Global Financial Meltdown (e.g. Oct 2008)

GFN = Genuine Financial Need

GFS = Global Financial System

GLM = Global Labour Marketplace

GMM = Government Microeconomic Meddling

GMO = Global Marketing Organisation

GOSS = Global Oil Supply Security

GPA = Ground-Penetrating Animal

GPR = Ground-Penetrating Radar (see also SPR); Ground-Penetrating Rodent

GPRT = ground-penetrating radar technology (see also GPR)

GRS = Gender Reassignment Surgery (PC term for trans-gender surgery)

GSA = Good-Samaritan Adventure

GSAD = Graphic Sexual Anamatronic Display (same as GASD)

GSH = Gross Sexual Harrassment (see also GSM)

GSM = Gross Sexual Misconduct (see also GSH)

GSP = Government Stimulus Plan

GSS = Government Safety Standards

GTH = Global Thermonuclear Holocaust

GTI = Global Trade Imbalance(s)

GTR = Good-Taste Restriction (as in bounded limits for verbiage developed for greeting cards)

GUO = Gleaming Unbridled Optimism

GVC = General Visual Clutter; Generally Visually Cluttered

GWC = Global Wage Convergence (e.g. decreasing the gap between US & Asian wages)

GWD = Geographically Widely Dispersed

HAB = Hot Air Balloon

HABI = Hot Air Balloon Incident

HAD = Heathcare Access Disparity

HBC = High/Higher Borrowing Cost(s)

HCF = Highly-Controversial Figure (see also HCRF)

HCP = [1] Health Care Policy

HCP = [2] Human-Centered Product

HCRF = Highly-Controversial Religious Figure (see also HCF)

HDC = High-Density Community (see also HDUD)

HDUD = High-Density Urban Development (see also HDC)

HEE = Historically Elusive Explaination

HEOS = Highest Echelons Of Society (see also HSE)

HFE = Highly-Fractured Existence

HFN = Highly Fractured Nature

HIB = Harmful, Irresponsible Behaviour

HIC = Home Inspection Contingency (i.e. for purchases of home real estate)

HIE = Homegrown Islamic Extremism (see also HIT)

HIH = Highly Intellectual Humour

HIP = [1] Highly Insecure/Innovative/Irresponsible/Irascible/Iridescent Person

HIP = [2] Health Insurance Plan

HIR = Harmful, Irresponsible Relationship

HIS = [1] Human-Interest Story

HIS = [2] High Information Security (contrast with LIS)

HIS = [3] Health Impairing/Impairment Symptom (see also SHIS)

HIT = Homegrown Islamic Terrorism (see also HIE)

HLS = High-Level Summary/Synopsis (contrast with LLS)

HLSB = High-Level Security Breach(es)

HMB = Healthy Morale Boost(er)

HMI = Highly-Motivated Individual (see also HMP, SWI)

HMP = Highly-Motivated Person (see also HMI, SWI)

HOA = Highly-Optimised Approach (see also HOI)

HOI = Highly-Optimised Initiative (see also HOA)

HOS = Highly-Optimised Solution

HPC = High-Probability Contingency (contrast with LPC)

HRA = Human Rights Atrocities/Aberrations/Abuses (see also CRA)

HRAT = Heathly, Robust, And Thriving

HRR = Heavily Redacted Report (e.g. declassified government documents)

HRT = Highly Repetitive Task(s)

HSA = Highly-Speculative Answer

HSD = Heated Spirited Discussion (see also ASD & USD)

HSE = Highest Societal Echelons (see also HEOS)

HSG = High School Grad(uate)

HTA = Horrific Terrorist Atrocities

HTE = Heightened Threat Environment

HTR = High Technical Risk (contrast with LTR)

HTS = Home Theatre System

HVPI = High-Value Product Installation

IAA = Indifferent Apathetic Attitude (see also AAI)

IAP = [1] Internet Addiction Prevalence

IAP = [2] Increasingly Aggressive Pricing [see also IAPS(1)]

IAPS = [1] Increasingly Aggressive Pricing Strategy [see also IAP(2)]

IAPS = [2] Increasingly Annoying Pricing Strategy (usu. synonymous with price increases)

IBE = [1] Image-Building Experience

IBE = [2] Incompetent Business Executive

IBE = [3] Inadequate Business Executive

IBF = Investment Banking Firm

IBI = Image-Building Initiative

IBP = Inflammatory/Insensitive/Irrational/Indiscrete Blog Posting

IBQ = Initial Build Quality/Quantity

IBS = International Banking System

IBT = [1] Image-Building Triumph

IBT = [2] Invasive Biometric Technology (e.g. implantable RF-ID chips with personal data)

ICA = Illegal Criminal Activity

ICC = Ideal Courtship Candidate

ICD = Intense Calorie/Caloric Deprivation

ICE = [1] Interactive Classroom Environment (see also ECE)

ICE = [2] Improved Customer Experience

ICL = Irreverent Cackling Laughter

ICM = Ineffective Corruption Management (see ECM for antonym)

ICP = [1] Internal Control Process

ICP = [2] Increased Customer Productivity

ICP = [3] Improved Competitive Position

ICS = [1] International Crime Spree

ICS = [2] Instant Celebrity Status

IDA = Ineffective, Desperate Approach (used by some singles in desperate attempts to find dates)

IDA = [2] Intelligent Design Advocate

IDC = Incendiary Device Component(s) (used by terrorists & anarchist groups)

IDC = [2] Impending Demographic Change

IDD = [1] Ill-Defined Dating

IDD = [2] Increasingly Defiant Dictator (e.g. North Korea's Kim Jong-Il)

IDE = Inadequate/Incomplete Dating Experience

IDM = Intelligent Design Movement [see also IDP, & IDA(2)]

IDP = [1] Intelligent Design Proponent [see also IDM, & IDA(2)]

IDP = [2] Intense Demographic Pressure

IDW = [1] Infinite Design Window

IDW = [2] Integrated Digital Workflow (see also TDW)

IEA;INEA = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Activity [see also IER & IED(2)/INED]

IED = [1] Intermittent Explosive Disorder (clinical term for condition linked to 'road rage' & other similar outbursts)

IED;INED = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Development [see also IEA/INEA & IER/INER]

IEF;IENF = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Facility(ies)

IEP = Irrepressible Effervescent Personality (e.g. Steve Irwin)

IER/INER = Indigenous [Nuclear] Enrichment Research [see also IEA/INEA & IED(2)/INED]

IERP = Involuntary Early Retirement Package (a layoff with severance; see also IRP, VRP, & VERP)

IFB = [1] Intangible Fringe Benefit(s) [antonym

IFB = [2] Intraocular Foreign Body (medical term for foreign object in the eye)

IFD = Imminent Financial Disaster/Doom

IFF = Indefinite Federal Financing/Funding

IGC = [1] Increased(ing) Global Competition (see also AGC)

IGC = [2] Instant Gratification Culture (e.g. in the USA; see also IGCC)

IGCC = Instant Gratification Consumer Culture (e.g. in the USA; see also IGC)

IGO = Industry Growth Opportunity (see also MIGO)

IGR = Irreversible Growth Retardation

IHL = Incalculable Human Loss

IIP = Improved Internal Process(es)

IIU = Irresponsible Internet Use/User

IKS = [1] Invited Keynote Speaker

IKS = [2] Invalid Keynote Speaker (obscure usage)

ILA = Industry-Leading Architecture

ILE = Interactive Learning Experience (see also RILE)

ILL = Institutional Learning Lapse (see also ILP)

ILP = Institutional Learning Problem (see also ILL)

ILS = Insufficiently Lavish Setting (contrast with SLS)

ILT = Industry-Leading Technology

ILV = Industry-Leading Visionary

IMA = [1] Important Management Announcement

IMA = [2] Increased Market Awareness

IMC = [1] Intense Media Coverage

IMC = [2] Intensive Medical Care

IMC = [3] Independent Medical Consultation

IME = Indoctrinated Muslim Extremist (see also IMO, & RMO)

IMF = Interstellar Magnetic Field

IMO = Indoctrinated Muslim Operatives (see also IME, & RMO)

IMP = Increased Market Penetration

IMP = [2] Incongruent Management Paradigm (mgmt. philosophy/objectives that are contradictory or that conflict with corp. goals)

IMP = [3] Industry Marketing Practices

IMP = [4] Internal Mentoring Process

IMP = [5] Infernal Mentoring Process (?)

IMP = [6] Informal Mentoring Process

IMPO = Illegal Music Piracy Operations (see also MPO)

IMR = Increasingly Marginalised Role

IMT = [1] Incident Management Team

IMT = [2] International Marital Terrorism (source: www.onion.com)

IMT = [3] Integrated Multichannel Touchpoint (source: Mike Webster, VP & Gen Mgr, NCR Self-Service Solutions)

IMV = Intrinsic Marketing Value

INC = Impotent New Competitor (contrast with PNC)

INF = Impairment of Neurological Function / Impaired Neurologic Function

INT = Intimidating New/New-fangled Technology

IOC = [1] Improved Organisational Capability(ies)/Capacity/Competency [see also EOC]

IOC = [2] Inadequate/Incomplete Organisational Capability/Capacity/Competency

IOE = Increased/Improved Operational Efficiency(ies)

IOH = Impressive Operational History

IPD = Intellectual Property Disclosure

IPL = Intellectual Property Lawyer

IPM = Inorganic Porous Material

IPP = Intellectual Property Protection

IPS = Incentive Pay Strategies

IPT = Irreparable Product Tarnishing (e.g. showing a product in an unfavourable depiction)

IRA = Islamic Religious Authorities

IRE = Infrastructure Reconstruction/Realignment Effort(s)

IRI = Incredibly Ricky Investment(Investing)

IRMS = Internet Retailer Market Share (see also DSF)

IRP = Involuntary Retirement Package (a layoff with severance; see also IERP, VRP, & VERP)

IRS = [1] Innovative, Radical Solution

IRS = [2] Industrial Radiation Source

IRT = Islamic Radicalism Target

IRV = Intrinsic Relational/Relationship Value

IRVA = Intrinsic Relational/Relationship Value-Add

ISA = Intense Sexual Attraction (see also MSA; for antonym, see ISR)

ISC = [1] Ideal Shopping Companion

ISC = [2] Inappropriate Sexual Contact

ISDE = Integrated, Seamless Digital Ecosystem (see also ISE)

ISE = Integrated, Seamless Ecosystem (see also ISDE)

ISF = Internal/International Security Force(s)

ISI = Involuntary Service Interruption

ISOC = Illusory Sense Of Control (see also SOC)

ISOPE = Increasing Sense Of Personal Entitlement [see also SOE(3)]

ISP = [1] Irrational Schedule Pressure

ISP = [2] Industry Standard Practice

ISP = [3] Inadequate Serotonin Production (medical condition)

ISP = [4] Industry Solution(s) Provider

ISP = [5] Individual Service Provider (i.e. freelance worker)

ISR = [1] Intense Sexual Revulsion (for antonyms, see ISA or MSA)

ISR = [2] Immediate Situational Requirement

IST = Intense Sexual Tension

ISTO = Islamic Sea of Tyranny and Oppression

ISVA = Infinite Shareholder Value-Add

ITA = Intangible Technology Assets

ITB = [1] Increased(ing) Terrorist Brutality

ITB = [2] Income Tax Burden (see also OITB)

ITC = Idealized Theocratic Commonwealth

ITD = Integrated Technology Development

ITI = "Iterate To Innovate"

ITL = [1] Impenetrable Transparent Layer

ITL = [2] Islamic Terrorist(ic) Leaders(hip)

ITR = Influential Technical Review(s)

ITU = Interdimensional Transgender Unicorn (?)

IUC = Indifferent, Unimaginative Consumer

IUS = Indifferent, Unimaginative Shopper (see also IUC)

IVC = Incomprehensibly Verbose Complaint

IVL = Incomprehensibly Verbose Letter

IVR = Incomprehensibly Verbose Rhetoric

IVS = Incomprehensibly Verbose Sermon

IWC = Integrated Wireless Capability

IWPB = Inappropriately Weak Personal Boundaries

IYC = Individualistic Youth Culture (i.e. in the Western world)

JCR = Juvenile Criminal Record

JES = Just Economic Structure (e.g. a socio-economic system that does not oppress, subjugate, or disadvantage the poor)

JIC = "Just In Case"...

JLE = Jargon-Laden Explanation (see also CIE)

JQP = Japanese Quality Practice

KBD = Key Business Decision/Direction

KBI = Key Business Innovator

KBL = Key Business Leader

KBS = Key Business Skills

KCA = Key Competitive Advantage

KCD = Key Cultural Difference(s)

KCD = Key Cultural Distinctives

KFA = Key Focus Area

KFS = Key Focus Segment(s)

KGS = Key Growth Segment(s)

KGS = Key Growth Segments (as in 'key growth product segment' or product line)

KIM = Key Industrial Material

KIS = Known Initial State (contrast with UIS)

KNS = Known Nuclear State (countries/governments with known nuclear weapons development programs; contrast with LNC)

KNT = Key New Technology

KNTL = Key New Technology Leader

KPD = Key Product Deliverable

KPM = Key Performance Metric(s)

KRG = Kafkaesque Romantic Gesture (compare to BRG)

KSI = Key Strategic Initiative(s)

KSOH = Keen Sense Of Humour

KSOW = Keen Sense Of Wit (compare to KSOH)

KTC = [1] Know The Customer

KTC = [2] Key Team Contributor

KTI = Key Technology Initiatives/Innovator

KTL = Ket Technology Leader

LBC = Legally Binding Contract

LBP = Legitimate Business Purposes

LCDA = Low-Cost Dating Alternative (e.g. cooking dinner at home)

LCE = Laboratory Controlled Environment

LCH = Lawless Criminal Haven

LCP = [1] Limited Career Path (see also SCP)

LCP = [2] Low Cost Provider

LCR = Limited Collection Resources

LCSE = Life-Changing Side Effects

LDF = Legal Defence Fund (see also LDT)

LDS = Limited Digital Subscription

LDT = Legal Defence Team (see also LDF)

LEB;GEB;BEB = Large/Giant/Behemoth Economic Barrior

LEI = Lingering Economic Insecurity (see also LEU)

LET = [1] Leading-Edge Technology (see also LETI, LETS)

LET = [2] Latent Entrepreneurial Talent

LETI = Leading-Edge Technology/Technological Initiative

LETS = Leading-Edge Technology/Technological Strategy

LEU = Lingering Economic Uncertainty (see also LEI)

LHS = Long Historical Struggle

LIH = Lower-Income Household (see also MIH)

LIM = Lucrative International Market

LIS = Low Information Security (contrast with HIS)

LISP = Live-In Sexual Partner

LLI = Limited Legal Immunity (see also LLL)

LLL = Limited Legal Liability (see also LLI)

LLR = Lessons Learned Review

LLS = Low-Level Summary/Synopsis (contrast with HLS)

LMC = Limited Military Capability (see also LMD, LMS, & LMT)

LMD = Limited Military Deployment (see also LMC, LMS, & LMT)

LMS = [1] Limited Military Strategy/'Strategery'

LMS = [2] Limited Military Sophistication

LMT = Limited Military Technology

LNC = Limited Nuclear Capability(ies) [see also KNS]

LOC = [1] Loss Of Control

LOC = [2] Loss Of Credibility

LOI = Lack Of Interest

LOM = Lack Of Motivation

LOS = Lack Of Skill / Loss Of Skill

LPC = Low-Probability Contingency (contrast with HPC)

LQB = Legally-Questionable Behaviour (see also EQB)

LRE = Light Reading Enjoyment (e.g. "For your LRE, here's a list of famous Jewish sports legends.")

LRR = Limited Relationship Resources

LSD = Lurid Sexual Details

LST = [1] Light Scattering Technique

LST = [2] Legitimate Statistical Test(s)

LTA = Late-Term Abortion (see also PBA)

LTCS = Long-Term Competitive Strategy

LTE = Long-Term Effect(s) (see STE for antonym)

LTGO = Long-Term Growth Opportunity

LTGR = Long-Term Growth Rate

LTI = Limited Techology Investment

LTO = Limited Technology Opportunity

LTP = Long-Term Potential

LTR = Low Technical Risk (contrast with HTR)

LTS = [1] Long-Term Stability (contrast with STS)

LTS = [2] Long-Term Sustainability

LUMP = Limited-Use Mobile Phone (a disposable mobile phone for fixed-duration, prepaid use)

MAT = [1] Minimum Attractiveness Threshold

MAT = [2] Mythological Ancient Text(s)

MBD = Minimal Business Disruption

MBE = Marriage-Building Experience (see also FBE & RBE)

MBR = Mutually Beneficial Relationship

MCA = Manipulative Con Artist

MCE = Mobile Computing Environment

MCF = Mission-Critical Function (see also MCI)

MCI = [1] Mission-Critical Initiative (see also MCF)

MCI = [2] Market-Changing Initiative

MCMN = Mobile, Climate-Monitoring Network (see also CMN, GCMN)

MCO = Market-Changing Opportunity

MCS = [1] Minimally Conscious State

MCS = [2] Massive Cyclical Swings

MDA = Multi-Disciplinary Approach (i.e. to problem-solving; see also MDI)

MDC = Malicious Defamatory Claim

MDI = Multi-Disciplinary Initiative (see also MDA)

MDN = Marauding Desert Nomads

MDR = Megalomaniacal Dictator Rhetoric

MDS = Malicious Defamatory Statement (see also FDS, MDC)

MEAB = Marauding Erratic Animal Behaviour

MEB = Marauding Erratic Behaviour

MER = Minimum Entry Requirement

MES = Multi-Ethnic Society

MFA = [1] Minimum Flying Altitude

MFA = [2] Ministry Focus Area(s)

MFB = Meaningful Financial Benefit

MFC = [1] Monolithic Foundation Construction (poured, thick concrete slab is used instead of footer underneath foundation sidewalls)

MFC = [2] Monumental Financial Challenge(s)

MFD = Multi-Family Dwelling (contrast with SFD)

MFG = Mammarian Flesh-Globes

MFL = Maladaptive Fantasy-Life

MGC = Media-Generated Controversy (contrast with MGN)

MGI = [1] Multi-Generational Interaction (see also CGI)

MGI = [2] Mounting Government Investigation

MGN = Media-Generated Noncontroversy (contrast with MGC)

MHC = Mental Health Condition (see also DMHC)

MIGO = Multi-Industry Growth Opportunity (see also IGO)

MIH = Middle-Income Household (see also LIH)

MIR = [1] Minimally-Invasive Relationship

MIR = [2] Minimally-Intensive Relationship

MISP = MInimum Security Prison (see MXSP for antonym)

MIT = Medical Information Technology

MITS = Medical Information Technology System(s)

MLIC = Multi-Layered Integrated Circuit

MLOS;MLS = Momentary Loss Of Sanity

MLP = Market Leading Performance

MMP = Medieval Marketing Plan

MOG = Mind Of God

MOM = Mucuous Oozing Machine

MOR = Meaningful Overnight Relationship (contrast with TOR)

MOS = Margin Of Safety

MPA = Miscellaneous Paranormal Activity (ghosts, hauntings, poltergeists, etc.)

MPE = Meteoric Price Escalation (see also MPI)

MPI = [1] Meteoric Price Increase (see also MPE)

MPI = [2] Market Penetration Initiative

MPO = [1] Music Piracy Operations (see also IMPO)

MPO = [2] Massive Public Outcry

MPUG = Macabre Parade of Unspeakable Grotesquerie

MRB = Morally Repugnant Behaviour

MRO = Monstrous Retail Outlet

MRS = Marital Realignment Strategey (spouses agreeing on deliverables & philosophical matters)

MRT = Meaningless Rhetorical Trick

MSA = Mutual Sexual Attraction (see also ISA; for antonym, see ISR)

MSB = Murderous Suicide Bombing

MSC = Manufacturing Supply Chain

MSN = Mutual Sexual Neuroses

MSO = Mortgage Servicing Operation(s)

MST = Mind-Shattering Terror

MSV = Mixed Social Values (see also BSV)

MTE = Martyrdom Through Execution

MTI = Medical Technology Innovation

MTM = Monetary Transmission Mechanism / Monetised Transmission Mechanism

MUGS = Medically-Unnecessary Genital Surgery [e.g. to correct intersex characteristics on babies to force gender assignment]

MUS = [1] Mortgage Underwriting Standards

MUS = [2] Medically-Unnecessary Surgery

MVP = Most Vulnerable Point

MVS = Mobile Video System (e.g. in police cruisers)

MWD = Motorist Warning Device

MWE = Median/Mean Weekly Earnings

MXSP = MaXimum Security Prison (see MISP for antonym)

NAPD = Narcissistic Activist Personality Disorder

NBC = Nation-Building Challenges

NBF = New Business Function(s) [see also ABF]

NBO = New Business Opportunity (see also ABO)

NBP = Non-traditional Business Practices (contrast with TBP)

NCCS = Non-Competitive Cost Structure (contrast with CCS)

NCF = Non-Certified Facility

NCS = New Customer Segment

NCU = Nefarious Computer User

NDI = Narrowly-Defined Interests

NEC = National Existential Crisis

NEWA = Non-Essential Work Activity (see EWA for antonym)

NEI = Nascent Emerging Industry

NES = Nascent Entrepreneurial Strategy

NFD = Nascent, Fragile Democracy

NFG = Nascent, Fragile Government

NFL = No-Frills Lifestyle

NFR = Nascent, Fragile Relationship

NFV = Negative Female Vibe (contrast with PFV)

NGC = Natural Gas Consumption

NGO = New Growth Opportunity

NGT = Nervous Geopolitical Tensions

NHS = [1] Nightmarish Hellhole Sojourn

NHS = [2] New Harebrained Scheme

NHS = [3] National Healthcare System

NLF = "Never Lose Focus"

NLCF = Never Lose Customer Focus (see also NLTCF)

NLD = Near-Lethal Dose

NLS = Non-Linear System

NLTCF = Never Lose The Customer Focus (see also NLCF)

NMCO = Narrow-Minded Cultural Orthodoxy

NMTO = Narrow-Minded Theological Orthodoxy

NPA = Negative Public Attitude (see also NPS; contrast with PPA, PPS)

NPP = Nuclear Production Potential

NPR = Neglected Personal Relationship

NPS = Negative Public Sentiment (see also NPA; contrast with PPA, PPS)

NRA = Necessary Remedial Action(s)

NRE = Nuclear Rocket Engines (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Orion_%28nuclear_propulsion%29)

NRI = National/Nationwide Refueling Infrastructure

NRS = Nationally-Representative Sample

NSA = No Such Allegation

NSD = New Solutions Differentiation

NSI = Non-Specific Irritant ("Ionizing radiation acts as an NSI.")

NSR = Nuanced Social Relationships (see also CNSR)

NTK = Need To Know

NTM = Non-Traditional Mortgage

NTP = Naughty Tingly Part(s) [church lady]

NVE = Negative Vacation(ing) Experience (contrast with PVE)

NVSR = Non-Violent Stress Relief (contrast with VSR)

NYO = Not Yet Official

OOBT = Out Of Box Thinking

OCA = Outright Criminal Activity(ies) [see also ECA]

OCF = Operating Cash Flow

OCPB = Offensive Cell Phone Behaviour (see also OMPB)

OCS = [1] Outstanding Customer Service (e.g. Virgin Atlantic or Singapore Airlines)

OCS = [2] Oppressed Cable Subscriber

ODOR = Organisational Diffusion Of Responsibility

ODP = Optimised Development Process (see also OPDP)

OEC = Outspoken Eclectic Career

OEI = Operational Excellence Initiative

OER = Oppressive Environmental Regulation(s)

OFM = Orderly Financial Market

OFR = Old-Fashioned Repression (see also PIR)

OIC = Ongoing International Catastrophe

OID = Orally-Ingested Drug

OIR = Occupational Inhalation Risk(s)

OITB = Onerous Income Tax Burden (see also ITB)

OLA = Overstuffed Leather Armchair (compare with OVA)

OLD = "Other Lesser Dieties"

OLJ = Obscure Legal Justification

OMI = Online Marital Infidelity

OMPB = Offensive Mobile Phone Behaviour (see also OCPB)

ONT = Overt Nuclear Testing

OOA = Operational Orbital Altitude (i.e. for earth-orbit communications satellites)

OOS = Out Of Service (see also TOOS)

OOSD = Object-Oriented Software Development

OPDP = [1] Official Post-Disaster Protocol

OPDP = [2] Optimised Product Development Process (see also ODP)

OPR = Oppressive Political Regime

ORTI = Opportunistic, Risk-Tolerant Investor (see also RTI)

OSA = One-Sided Advantage

OSCB = Online Sexually Compulsive Behaviour

OSR = Ongoing Strategic Review

OSU = Optimal Space Utilisation

OTE = Offshore Tax Evasion (see also OTS)

OTF = Orchestrated Traffic Flow

OTS = Offshore Tax Shelter (accounts in foreign countries for tax evasion; see also OTE)

OUE = Ominous Unfolding Events (e.g. during Armageddon)

OUT = Outrageous Unfair Termination (see also WTL)

OVA = Overstuffed Vinyl Armchair (compare with OLA)

OWE = Offensive Work Environment

OWS = Oppressive Work Schedule (see also SWS)

PAA = Prodigious Acting Ability

PAB = Passive-Aggressive Behaviour

PAD = Peculiar Anxiety Disorder

PADD = Pleasant Aroma Dispensing Device (see also ADD)

PAF = Preliminary Autopsy Finding

PAI = Post-Accident Investigation

PAM = [1] Psychologically-Abusive Marriage

PAM = [2] Personal Alarm Monitor

PAP = [1] Personal Action Plan

PAP = [2] Politically Acceptable Practice(s)

PAPI = Personal And Proprietary Information

PAR = Psychologically-Abusive Relationship (see also PAM)

PBA = Partial Birth Abortion (see also LTA)

PBE = Professional Business Environment

PBI = Performance-Based Incentive(s)

PBN = Percussive Background Noise

PBO = Profitable Business Opportunity

PCE = Positive Customer Experience (see also SCE)

PDCI = Profoundly Disturbing Conflict of Interest (see also DCOI)

PDE = Personal Development Effort (see also PDI, & CPDI)

PDF = [1] Penniless Dedicated Following (e.g. rock band groupies)

PDF = [2] Personal Defence Force

PDI = Personal Development Initiative/Incentive (see also CPDI)

PDP = [1] Product Development Pipeline

PDP = [2] Participative Decision Process [akin to CDP(4)]

PDS = Professional Domination Session (services provided by a 'dominatrix')

PDT = [1] Proprietary Database Technology

PDT = [2] Pyrotechnic Diversionary Tactic(s)

PEC = [1] Potential/Probable Ecological/Environmental Catastrophe

PEC = [2] Prolonged Economic Crisis

PECDEIP = Permanent Empowered Cohabitating/Co-equal Domestic Economically-Integrated Partnership (sophistry for 'marriage')

PED = [1] Potential Environmental Disaster

PED = [2] Potential Emotional Disaster

PEE = Positive Educational Experience

PEI = Partial Economic Integration (contrast with FEI)

PEM = Potential Executive Material (someone whose prospects are good for becoming a corp. executive)

PEM = [2] Pathetic Executive Material (one whose executive leadership is abyssmal or dismal, at best)

PEM(3) = Patent-Eligible Method

PEO = Personal Economic Opportunity

PES = [1] Premature Exit Strategy (e.g. trying to leave strategically from a really bad date)

PES = [2] Personal Economic Strategy

PES = [3] Productivity-Enhancing Solution

PES = [4] Penile Enlargement Surgery (contrast with PRS)

PEV = Personal Economic Viability

PFC = [1] Proactive Flight Cancellation

PFC = [2] Persistent Financial Crisis

PFE = Parlayed False Erudition

PFI = [1] Personal Financial Interest

PFI = [2] Pernicious Financial Instruments (e.g. derivatives)

PFO = Plucked From Obscurity

PFP = Prudent Financial Planning

PFS = [1] Precarious Financial State

PFS = [2] Prudent Financial Strategy/"Strategery"

PFT = Private Family Time

PFV = Positive Female Vibe (compare with PMV; contrast with NFV)

PHI = Persistent Health Impairment

PIA = Possibly Illegal Activity

PIIR = Pseudo-Intimate Interpersonal Relationship

PILD = Pithy, Innuendo-Laden Dialogue

PIP = [1] Product Innovation Pipeline

PIP = [2] Personal Investment Portfolio

PIR = [1] Powerful Inhumane Regime (see also OFR)

PIR = [2] Penetrating Ionising Radiation (e.g. gamma radiation)

PIS = [1] Primitive Internet Society

PIS = [2] Permanent Induced Sterility

PIT = [1] Predominant Industry Trend (see also DIT)

PIT = [2] Powerful/Principle Investigative Tool

PIWE = Print-Intensive Workgroup Environments

PLA = Pro-Life Advocate

PLL = Potential Legal Liability

PLM = Proactive Lifecycle Management

PLS = Pathological Light Sensitivity

PLV = [1] Portfolio Liquidation Value (or SPLV)

PLV = [2] Personal Leadership Vision

PMC = Pervasive Materialistic Culture

PMS = [1] Political Mind-Set

PMS = [2] Personal Marketing STRATEGIST

PMS = [3] Preventative Maintenance Schedule

PMS = [4] Post-Marketing Study

PMS = [5] Property Management System

PMV = Positive Male Vibe (compare with PFV)

PNC = Potent New Competitor (contrast with INC)

PNM = Profitable Niche Market

PNR = Possible/Probable/Potential Negative Ramifications

POD = Piece Of Dirt

POF = Private Online Forum

POI = Person/Position Of Influence

POM = [1] Publicised Organised Method (see also POW)

POM = [2] Potentially Offensive Message

POS = Piece Of Sh&$

POW = Publicised Organised Way (see also POM)

PPA = Positive Public Attitude (see also PPS; contrast with NPA & NPS)

PPE = Paid Propaganda Effort (ref. to politics & gov't)

PPI = [1] Protected Personal Information [contrast with UPI(1)]

PPI = [2] Patent-Protected Idea

PPI = [3] Progressive Political Ideology

PPRP = Personal Philosophical Realignment Plan (alignment of personal philosophies with organisational goals)

PPS = [1] Positive Public Sentiment (see also PPA; contrast with NPA & NPS)

PPS = [2] Progressive Political Strategy

PQA = Product Quality Assessment

PRC = [1] Psychosexual Repetition Compulsion

PRC = [2] Personal Responsibility Crusade

PRI = Passionate, Radical Inclusion

PRS = Penile Reduction Surgery [contrast with PES(4)]

PSA = Probabilistic Safety Analysis

PSD = Protocol-Specific Discrimination [as in Internet ISP's unethically filtering traffic; see also PSI(3)]

PSF = Powerful, Spriritual Forces

PSI = [1] Politically-Sensitive Issue (see also PSS, PVS)

PSI = [2] Potential/Probable Safety Issue

PSI = [3] Protocol-Specific Interference [as in Internet ISP's unethically filtering traffic; see also PSD]

PSM = [1] Psychosocial Stress Mechanism

PSM = [2] Paradigm-Shifting Manifesto

PSO = Personal Security Options

PSS = Politically-Sensitive Situation (see also PSI, PVS)

PTA = Prisoner Transfer Agreement

PTC = Payment-Troubled Consumer

PTE = [1] Psychologically Traumatizing Experience

PTE = [2] Prototype Test Event

PTEE = Powerfully Transformative Educational Experience

PTH = "Path To Harmony"

PTR = "Path To/Towards Reconciliation"

PTS = [1] Publicly Traded Security

PTS = [2] Product Transition Schedule

PTT = Primary Terror(ist) Target

PUC = Politically Unstable Country (see also PUR)

PUI = Presently Under Investigation

PUM = Publicised Undocumented Method (see also POM, POW)

PUP = Poorly Understood Phenomenon

PUR = Politically Unstable Region (see also PUC)

PUW = Publicised Undocument Way (see also PUM, POM, POW)

PVC = Pervasive Violent Culture

PVE = Positive Vacation(ing) Experience (contrast with NVE)

PVS = Politically-Volatile Situation (see also PSS, PSI)

PWC = Perilous Weather Conditions

PWS = [1] Psychological Withdrawal Symptoms

PWS = [2] Personal Work Style

PWS = [3] Proximity Warning System

PWS = [4] Public Water System

QGM = Quantitative Genetic Modeling

QIT = Questionable Investigation Tactic(s)

QPM = Quantatative Performance Metric(s)

RAA = Rampant Alcohol Abuse

RACE = Radar Assisted Collision Event (e.g. SS Andrea Doria maritime accident)

RADA = Research And Development Activities

RAFT = Readily-Available Forensics Tool(s)

RAP = Roadside-Attraction Proprietor

RAT = Risk Analysis/Adjustment Tool

RBC = Rigorous Background Check

RBE = Relationship-Building Experience (see also FBE & MBE)

RBM = Rule-Breaking Maverick

RBN = Retail Branch Network

RCD = Rapid Cell Division (see also ARCD)

RCE = [1] Rapidly Changing Economy

RCE = [2] Radical Christian Extremist

RCL = Roving Chainsaw Lunatic (see also ARCL)

RCO = Ruthless Cutting-Off

RCP = [1] Related/Relevant Career Path (see UCP for antonym)

RCP = [2] Raging Cocaine Party

RCS = Resurgence Competitive Strategy

RDF = Reality Distortion Field

RDP = Rapidly Disentegrating Paradigm

RDS = Really Desperate Situation; Really Desperate Single

REG = Robust Economic Growth

RFD = Resonant Frequency Drift

RFE = Rapid-Fire Exchange

RGC = Rumored Graphic Content

RGTS = Robust Global Trading System

RHC = Reanimated Human Corpses

RHOS = Reconstituted Hoof & Organ Slime ("pink slime", LFTB- Lean Finely-Textured Beef parts used in ground beef)

RID = Religion In Disguise

RIE = Radical Islamic Extremist

RIF = [1] Radical Islamic Fundamentalist (see also RIE, RIT)

RIF = [2] Racially Insecure Feeling

RIFT = Radical Islamic Fundamentalist Terrorist(ism)

RILE = [1] Rich, Interactive Learning Experience (see also ILE)

RILE = [2] Revenue Inspired Law Enforcement

RIS = Reliable Information Source (contrast with UIS)

RIT = Radical Islamic Terrorist [see also RIE, RIF(1)]

RIU = Responsible Internet Use

RIV = Revolutionary Investment Vehicle (e.g. Exchange Traded Funds)

RLT = Real Life Testamonial

RME = Radicalised Muslim Extremist (see also RMO, IME, & IMO)

RMO = Radicalised Muslim Operative (see also RME, IME, & IMO)

RMP = Risk Management Procedure

ROC = [1] Return On Capital

ROC = [2] Rent Occupancy Cost

ROD = Robbed Of Dignity

ROE = Rules Of Engagement

ROF = Random Organ Failure

ROM = Robust Operating Margin (see also ROW)

ROT = Reign Of Terror

ROW = Robust Operating Window (i.e. in product design & optimisation; see also ROM)

RPM = [1] Relative Product Merit (i.e. marketplace competitive product comparison)

RPM = [2] Routine, Periodic Maintenance

RPO = Realistic Payment Options (see also RPR)

RPOG;RPG = Relentless Pursuit Of Greed

RPP = Retirement Planning Process

RPR = Realistic Payment Resources (see also RPO)

RPS = [1] "Reasonable Person Standard" (legal standard for how a reasonable person would react/respond/operate)

RPS = [2] Radical Paradigm Shift

RRP = Radical Restructuring Plan

RRV = Random Response Variation

RSA = Routine Safety Audit

RSB = Risky Speculative Bubble (stock market, real estate)

RSD = [1] Rapid Spending Decrease (contrast with RSI)

RSD = [2] Routine Solution Development

RSE = Rapid Simultaneous Execution

RSI = Rapid Spending Increase (contrast with RSD)

RSM = "Remorseless Slaughtering Machine" (www.onion.com reference to a Panda)

RSP = [1] Rapidly Shifting Paradigm

RSP = [2] Random Splurge Purchase

RTI = Risk-Tolerant Investor (see also ORTI)

RVA = [1] "Relational Value-Add", copyright Discospock.com (similar to Economic Value-Add except in relational context)

RVA = [2] Risky Volunteer Activities

RVD = Rambling, Vitriolic Diatriabe (see also RVM)

RVM = Rambling, Vitriolic Manifesto (see also RVD)

SAH = Shame And Humiliation

SAM = Staff(ing) Augmentation Measure(s) [contrast with SRM(2)]

SAQ = Self-Assessment Questionnaire

SAV = [1] Sexual Assault Victim

SAV = [2] Suspicious-Activity Vigilance

SAW = Shattered/Scattered Aviation Wreckage

SBA = [1] Solutions-Based Architectures

SBA = [2] Savage Bear Attack

SBC = Sophisticated Business Culture

SBI = [1] Strategic Business Initiative/Investment

SBI = [2] Shockingly Bold Initiative

SBO = Strategic Business Opportunity

SBOM = Sacred Bond Of Marriage/Matrimony

SBP = Shaky Business Prospect

SBS = Spontaneous Brutal Sadism

SBT = Suicide Bomber Training

SBTP = Suicide Bomber Training Program

SCA = Sustainable Competitive Advantage

SCB = [1] Scary, Capricious Boss (see also SCS)

SCB = [2] Stifling Corporate Bureaucracy

SCC = Supply Chain Continuity

SCD = [1] Socially-Conscious Design(er) [see also STD]

SCD = [2] Superfluous Communication(s) Device [e.g. a cellphone]

SCD = [3] Studio Costume Designer

SCE = Superior Customer Experience (see also PCE)

SCF = [1] Solid Cash Flow

SCF = [2] Superior Cerebral Faculties

SCH = Scant Credit History

SCM = [1] Slowing Commercial Market

SCM = [2] Serial Child Molester

SCO = Supply-Chain Optimisation

SCOI = Significant Conflict Of Interest (compare with COI)

SCP = [1] Single Career Path (see also LCP)

SCP = [2] Superior Competitive Position

SCR = [1] Standards Compliant Response

SCR = [2] Sythesized Codependent Relationship

SCS = [1] Scary, Capricious Supervisor (see also SCB)

SCS = [2] Stringent Criteria Set

SCS = [3] Safety-Critical System

SCUM = Soul-Crushing Unelected Monarchy

SCV = Socially-Conservative Voter

SDA = [1] Self-Destructive Attraction

SDA = [2] Self-Destructive Addiction

SDA = [3] Slow, Dispiriting Assault

SDB = Structurally Deficient Bridge

SDC = Significant Data Compromise

SDE = Successful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, UDE, CSDE, & CPDE)

SDG = Sustainable Dividend Growth

SDI = [1] Self-Directed Initiative

SDI = [2] Self-Directed Investor/Investing

SDI = [3] Severe, Detrimental Impact

SDL = [1] Shockingly Decadent Lifestyle (compare to SRL-2)

SDL = [2] Self-Directed Learning

SDP = Software-Development Paradigm

SDR = [1] Street Dance Riot (see also CASD; credit Bethany Dunham as source)

SDR = [2] Severely Dysfunctional Relationship

SDS = [1] Stealth Dating Strategy

SDS = [2] Sleep Deprivation Study

SDS = [3] Silent, Dazed Shock

SDT = Steep Downward Trajectory (contrast with SUT)

SDV = Soul-Dead Vigilante

SEA = [1] Special-Effects Accident (occurs on movie/film or TV production sets)

SEA = [2] Strong Emotional Attachment

SEA = [3] Significant Economic Aftershock

SEA = [4] Sinister Ecclesiastical Assassin

SEC = Sexually-Explicit Content

SED = [1] Socio-Economic Distress/Duress

SED = [2] Severe Emotional Distress

SED = [3] Successfully Executed Diplomacy

SEE = [1] Socially-Enriching Experience

SEE = [2] Socially-Exasperating Experience

SEF = Socio-Economic Fallout

SEG = [1] Strong Economic Growth

SEG = [2] Sustainable Economic Growth

SEM = Socio-Economic Marginalisation

SES = Socio-Economic Strata/System

SESC = Socio-Economic Spiritual Contract

SESN = Seamless Electronic Social Network (see also SSN)

SFD = Single Family Dwelling (comtrast with MFD)

SFL = Streamlined Financial Life

SFO = Solid Financial Opportunity

SFP = Sound/Solid Financial Planning

SFS = [1] Sophisticated Fraud(ulent) Scheme

SFS = [2] Spectacularly Failed Strategy

SGB = Stiffling Government Bureaucracy

SGC = Staggering Global Competition

SGD = Synthetically-Grown Diamond(s)

SGE = Sustainable Global Ecosystem

SGRC = Slavish Gender-Role Conformity

SGS = Strong Growth Strategy(ies)

SGTC = Self-Generating Terror Cell

SHD = Self-Healing Defect/Deficiency (see also SRD)

SHH = Serious Health Hazard (see also SHR)

SHIS = Serious Health Impairing/Impairment Symptom [see also HIS(3)]

SHR = Serious Health Risk (see also SHH)

SIC = Steadily Increasing Consumption (see also SIGC)

SID = Sudden, Inexplicable Depreciation

SIG = Special Interest Group

SIGC = Steadily Increasing Gas Consumption (see also SIC)

SII = Site Infrastructure Investment(s)

SIM = [1] Strategic Inventory Management

SIM = [2] Strong Institutional Monopoly

SIV = Starkly Ideological Viewpoint

SLD = [1] Suppressed Legitimate/Legitimized Discussion

SLD = [2] Security Lock-Down

SLI = 'Skip-Level' Interview (when staff are encouraged to meet with mgrs. at least one level higher than their mgr.)

SLP = Squid-Like Protuberance (extremely obscure TLA)

SLS = Sufficiently Lavish Setting (contrast with ILS)

SMA = Spousal Manifestations of Affection

SMC = [1] Significant Moral/Morale Concerns

SMC = [2] Special(ised) Medical Care

SMI = [1] Severe Multisystemic Injury(ies)

SMI = [2] Sub-Moronic Imbecile

SMO = Strategic Marketing Opportunity

SMOS = Significant Margin Of Safety

SMR = Serious/Severe Military Reliation/Retribution

SMS = Stealth Marketing Strategy (see also SDS)

SMV = Spiritual and Moral Vacuum

SMY = Sexual Minority Youth

SNB = Simulated Natural Habitat

SNM = Selective Nanofiltration Membrane (nanotechnology term)

SNS = Social Networking Site (see also SNW)

SNW = Social Networking Website (see also SNS)

SOA = Sense Of Accomplishment (see also VSA)

SOB = Shocking/Scandalous Onerous Burden

SOC = [1] Sense Of Control (see also ISOC)

SOC = [2] Span Of Control

SOD = [1] Season Of Dissent

SOD = [2] Set Of Dynamics

SOE = [1] Strategic Operational Excellence

SOE = [2] Staggering Ostentatious Extravagance [see also SPE(2)]

SOE = [3] Sense Of Entitlement (see also ISOPE)

SOF = Solutions-Oriented Focus

SOI = Sphere Of Influence

SOL = [1] Start Of Life (contrast with EOL)

SOL = [2] Substantial/Significant Operating Loss(es)

SOM = Standard Operating Mode

SOTA = 'State Of The Art'

SOTAS = State Of The Art Software (see also SOTAT)

SOTAT = State Of The Art Technology (see also SOTAS)

SPD = Sustainable Product Design

SPE = [1] Sprawling Palatial Estate

SPE = [2] Staggering Pretentious Extravagance [see also SOE(2)]

SPF = Spectacularly Photogenic Flames

SPI = [1] Successful Product Introduction

SPI = [2] Sensitive Personal Information

SPLV = Stock Portfolio Liquidation Value (see also PLV)

SPM = Sovereignty Protection Measure

SPO = Self-Perpetuating Oligarchy (e.g. corporate board of directors electing their replacements)

SPOP = Sustainably Profitable Operational Position (see also SPOS)

SPOS = Sustainably Profitable Operational Situation (see also SPOP)

SPR = Surface-Penetrating Radar (see also GPR-1)

SPS = Serrated Poisonous Spine/Spike (e.g. what killed Steve Irwin)

SPV = Share Price Volatility (stock market share price volatility)

SQI = Strategic Quality Initiative

SRC = [1] Supernatural Romantic Comedy

SRC = [2] Separatist Religious Community

SRD = Self-Resolving Defect/Deficiency (see also SHD)

SRDS = Self-Reinforcing Downward Spiral (such as in 2008 credit & stock market crisis)

SRE = Socially-Responsible Ecoterrorism (huh?)

SREI = Speculative Real Estate Investing

SRF = Systemic Relationship Failure(s)

SRG = Sexually-Repressed Germaphobe

SRI = [1] Socially-Responsible Investing

SRI = [2] Self-Righteous Individualism

SRK = Spoiled Rich Kid

SRL = [1] Socially-Responsible Littering (huh? see also ERL)

SRL = [2] Shockingly Rapacious Lifestyle (compare with SDL)

SRM = [1] Self-Repair Mechanism

SRM = [2] Staff(ing) Reduction Measure(s) (contrast with SAM)

SRO = [1] Scandal-Related Overhead (ref. to politics & corruption; see also ESM & ESC)

SRO = [2] Sacred Religious Object

SRP = Security Risk Premium

SRS = [1] Socially Responsible Solution

SRS = [2] Stupid Random Stuff <slang>

SRV = Senseless Random Violence (see also URV)

SSC = [1] Slavish Societal Conformity

SSC = [2] Systematic, Significant Change

SSC = [3] Systematic, Systemic Change

SSD = Secret Strategy Document

SSF = Spacecraft Subsystem Failure

SSI = Staggering Scientific Information

SSIE = State Sponsored Industrial Espionage (e.g. China)

SSM = Standard Subject Matter

SSN = [1] Seamless Social Network (see also SESN)

SSN = [2] Strong Social Network (contrast with WSN; see also DSN)

SSO = Sophisticated Surveillance Operation

SST = State Sponsored Terrorism (e.g. Iran)

SSV = [1] Systemic Sectarian Violence (e.g. civil war)

SSV = [2] Systematic Sexual Violence

STA = [1] Significant Technical/Technological Advantage

STA = [2] Second-Trimester Abortion

STA = [3] Sensational Terror(ist) Attack

STC = [1] Significant Technical/Technological Change

STC = [2] Significant Technology/Technical Challenge

STD = [1] Socially-Tactful Design

STD = [2] Sudden, Tragic Death

STD = [3] Selective Truth Disclosure

STD = [4] Sustainable Technological/Technology Differentiation

STD = [5] Sustainable Travel Destination

STD = [6] Sustainable Travel Devastation (e.g. ecological damage caused by tourism)

STE = Short-Term Effect(s) (see LTE for antonym)

STI = Solar-Terrestrial Interactions

STL = Statistical Tolerance Limit

STM = Salt-Tolerant Microorganism

STS = Short-Term Stability (contrast with LTS)

SUC = Sudden Unexpected Catastrophe

SUL = Secure Undisclosed Location

SUS = Strong Unanimous Signal

SUT = Steep Upward Trajectory (contrast with SDT)

SVN = Semi-Violent Neuroses

SVOF = Swirling Vortex Of Fire

SVP = [1] Sexually Violent Predator

SVP = [2] Sustainable Value Proposition

SVV = Sectarian Violence Vortex

SWB = Socially Wreckless Behaviour

SWC = Safe Working Conditions

SWD = Slow-Witted Demeanor

SWF = Shadowy Wraithlike Figure

SWI = Strong-Willed Individual (see also HMI)

SWS = Suffocating Work Schedule (see also OWS)

TAM = Traditional Analytical Method(s) [see also TAT(1), TVM, TVT, & TVP]

TAS = [1] "Tax And Spend" (political philosophy of greater gov't spending funded by more taxation; see also TASM)

TAS = [2] Trifling Anaphylactic Shock

TASM = "Tax And Spend" Mindset (see also TAS)

TAT = [1] Traditional Analytical Tecnique(s) [see also TAM, TVM, TVT, & TVP]

TAT = [2] Technical/Technology Assessment Team

TBI = Traumatic Brain Injury

TBP = Traditional Business Practices (contrast with NBP)

TBR = Tax Burden Reduction

TCE = [1] Total Customer Experience

TCE = [2] Thriving Criminal Enterprise

TCI = Total Chaos of Innovation (see TCOI)

TCM = [1] Total Cost Management

TCM = [2] Turbulent Capital Market

TCM = [3] Tight Credit Market

TCS = Tactical Customer Solution

TCOI = Total Chaos Of Innovation (also TCI; a Texas Instruments term for non-linear nature of innovation & innovative thinking)

TCV = Total Contract Value

TDE = Tangible Documentary Evidence

TDF = Therapeutic Dental Filling

TDP = Technology Development Process

TDPI = Technology-Driven Performance Improvement

TDS = [1] Technologically-Dependent Society

TDS = [2] Targeted Domestic Suveillance (see also WSP)

TDW = Total Digital Workflow [see also IDW(2)]

TEC = Total Energy Consumption

TED = Therapeudically Equivalent Drug

TFB = Tangible Fringe Benefit(s) [see IFB for antonym]

THM = Town-Hall Meeting

TIC = Theory-In-Crisis

TIM = Transportation Infrastructure Management

TIN = Transportation Infrastructure Neglect

TIP = Totally Irrational Plan (see also TUP)

TIPP = Technical Innovation & Product Prowess

TIW = Toxic Industrial Waste

TLE = [1] Transformational Leadership Experience

TLE = [2] Tighter Lending Environment

TLR = Tribal Lamentation Ritual (source: http://www.theonion.com/content/news/study_iraqis_may_experience)

TMA = Temporary Monetary Assistance

TMC = Tense Melting Pot

TMR = Textbook Market Reaction (e.g. stock market reactions to negative geopolitical world events)

TMS = Temporary Male Sterility

TNC = Terror Network Capability/Competency

TNW = Tactical Nuclear Weapon (such as so-called neutron bombs)

TOM = Throngs Of Minions (see also ATOM)

TOOS = Temporarily Out Of Service

TOR = Transient Overnight Relationship (contrast with MOR)

TOS = Tortionally Oscillating System

TPA = Toxic Political Atmosphere

TPB = Therapeutic Psychological Breakthrough

TPE = Transformational Printing Experience(tm)

TPI = Touch Panel Interface

TPP = Top Phlegm-Producer (see also APY)

TPR = Theme Park Ride

TPS = [1] Tasteless Political Satire

TPS = [2] Transaction Processing System

TQM = Transition Quality Metric(s)/Matrix

TRD = Temporary Respiratory Distress

TRF = Terminal Respiratory Failure

TRO = Temporary Restraining Order

TRS = Tax Reduction Strategy(ies) [see also TRT& TSS]

TRT = Tax Reduction Techique [see also TRS & TSS]

TSC = Time-Starved Consumer

TSD = Terrorist Screening Database (i.e. used by FBI, TSA)

TSE = Tech Stock Euphoria

TSK = Textbook Serial Killer

TSP = [1] Tasteless Song Parody

TSP = [2] Terrorist Surveillance Program

TSS = Tax Savings Strategy [see also TRS]

TST = Trade Secret Theft

TTC = Terrorist Training Camp

TTE = Total Team Effort

TTP = Terrorist Training Program

TUA = Total Utter Anathema

TUC = Tragic, Unforeseen Circumstances

TUP = [1] Totally Unrealistic Plan (see also TIP)

TUP = [2] Totally Uncultured Person

TVA = [1] Traditional Valuation Approach [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, TVP, & TVT]

TVA = [2] Thinly-Veiled Attempt

TVM = Traditional Valuation Methods [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVP, & TVT]

TVP = Traditional Valuation Principles [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, & TVT]

TVT = Traditional Valuation Techniques [see also TAT(1), TAM, TVM, & TVP]

TWE = [1] Tense Working Environment

TWE = [2] Toxic Workplace Environment

UAC = Universally-Applicable Concept

UAD = Upper Atmospheric Detonation

UADC = utterly and deeply clueless

UAR = Uncontrolled Aberrant Response

UAV = Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

UBP = [1] Unfair Business Practices (often illegal in the U.S.)

UBP = [2] Utterly Bizarre Premise(s)

UBSC = Unsustainable Belief-System Conflict

UBSI = Unsustainable Belief-System Incompatibility

UCA = Ultra-Convenient Amenity(ies)

UCB = Unethical Corporate Behaviour

UCG = Unbridled Cell Growth (i.e. cancer)

UCP = Unrelated Career Patch (see RCP for antonym)

UDE = [1] Unsuccessful/Uneventful/Unfruitful Dating Experience (see also CUDE, SDE, CSDE, & CPDE)

UDE = [2] Unnecessarily Dramatic Exit (such as doing a vertical cartwheel on an innertube after exiting a water slide)

UDE = [3] Unusual Dining Experience

UDM = Unpublicised Documented Method(ology) [contrast with UUM, UDM, PUM, & PUM]

UDS = Undiagnosed Depression Sufferer

UDT = Unbridled Delusional Thinking

UEF = Unknown External Factors

UEM = Unauthorised Entry Means

UEP = [1] Uranium Enrichment Program

UEP = [2] Unsatisfactorily Explained Phenomenon

UFE = Useless Foreign Expeditions

UFM = Unfettered Free Market

UFS = Undisciplined Federal Spending

UFT = Unexpected/Unanticipated Financial Trauma

UFV = Unresolved Female/Feminine Vengeance (contrast with UMV)

UGC = Unrelenting Global Competition

UGRT = Universal Gesture Recognition Technology (Google Motion Beta)

UHP = Undiscovered Hydrocarbon Potential

UHR = Undermined Human Rights

UIC = Undermined/Undetermined/Unknown Investor Confidence

UIE = User Interface Experience/Enhancement

UIS = [1] Unknown Initial State (contrast with KIS)

UIS = [2] Unreliable Information Source (contrast with RIS)

UMC = Unique Meteorological Conditions

UMD = Unauthorised Maintenance Deferral (aviation)

UMV = Unresolved Male/Masculine Vengeance (contrast with UFV)

UNR = Urgently Needed Reform(s)

UNT = Unnecessary Network Traffic

UOA = Unrealistically Optimistic Assessment

UPA = Unspeakable Penguin Atrocities (see also APA)

UPC = [1] Unstable Political Climate

UPC = [2] Unstable Political Clout

UPI = [1] Unprotected Personal/Privileged Information (contrast with PPI)

UPI = [2] Undisclosed Personal Indiscretion

UPI = [3] Unnecessary/Unintended/Unintentional Passenger Inconvenience

URA = Unilaterally Rescinded Agreement

URV = Unthinkable Random Violence (see also SRV)

USA = Universal Screening Approaching (e.g. for job applicants, PQA-Product Quality Assessment, etc.)

USD = Unbridled Spirited Discussion (see also ASD, HSD)

USS = Underdeveloped Social Skills [contrast with ASS(2)]

UST = Unresolved(able) Sexual Tension

USV = Utilitarian Suburban Vehicle

UTR = [1] Under The Radar

UTR = [2] Unauthorised Telephone Recording

UUM = Unpublicised, Undocumented Method(ology) [contrast with UDM, PUM & PUW]

UUS = Unfettered Urban Sprawl

UWE = Undisciplined Work(ing) Environment

VADE = Violent Alligator-Drunkard Encounter

VASL = Vain And Shallow Life

VASP = Value-Add(ed) Service Provider

VBB = Value(s)-Based Behaviour

VBI = Values-Based Investing

VBIP = Value-Based Investment/Investing Philosophy

VBP = Virtual Border Patrol

VCC = Vibrant Church Community

VCL = Voluntary Collective Licensing (copyright lawyer-speak; advocated by www.eff.org for filesharing new-business-model-enabling)

VCS = Vigorous Consensual Sex

VDD = Visually Dramatic Destruction (e.g. from terrorists)

VDI = Virtual Diplomatic Immunity

VDM = Virtual Dept. Meeting

VEE = Vast Evil Empire

VERP = Voluntary Early Retirement Package (see also VRP, IRP, IERP)

VIC = Vibrant Investing Community

VIE = Vibrant Innovation Economy

VIF = Violent Islamic Faction

VIIC = Vertically Integrated International Conglomerate

VIP = [1] Valuable Intellectual Property

VIP = [2] Voluntary Incentive Program

VIP = [3] Visual Inspection Process/Procedure/Protocol

VIT = Vertically-Integrated Technology

VMOT = variable means of transportation (planes, trains, & automobiles)

VOC = Voice Of the Customer

VPI = Virtual Parental Immunity

VRE = Visionary Religious Experience

VRI = Viral Respiratory Illness

VRP = Voluntary Retirement Package (see also VERP, IRP, IERP)

VRT = Voice-Recognition Technology

VSA = [1] Vain Sense of Accomplishment (see also SOA)

VSA = [2] Violent Sexual Attack

VSE = Volcanic Sensual/Sexual Escapade

VSM = Visionless, Stiffling/Suffocating Management

VSR = Violent Stress Relief (contrast with NVSR)

VST = Veiled Suicide Threat

VUR = Vitriolic/Vicious Unsubstantiated Rumors

WBE = Whole Body Exposure

WBO = Wealth-Building Opportunity

WBS = Web-Based Service(s)

WCI = World-Class Idiot

WCS = [1] World-Class Service

WCS = [2] Wealth-Creating Security(ies)

WDP = [1] Widely-Dispersed Peoplegroup

WDP = [2] Weak Deal Pricing

WDS = Wholly/Wildly Disturbing Sex (contrast with WES)

WEA = Wholesome Entertainment Alternative

WEI = Weighty Ethical Issue(s)

WER = Wholly Enjoyable/Ethical Relationship

WER = [2] Wide-scale Economic Repercussions (see also WSER)

WES = Wholly/Wildly Enjoyable Sex (contrast with WDS)

WFR = Wholesale Financial Restructuring

WFS = Worrisome Fiscal/Financial Strain

WHI = Weak Health Infrastructure (as in for a country & civilian access to medical care)

WIS = Wildly Inexact Science (e.g. projecting revenues & spending for US gov't decades from now)

WOT = War On Terror (President Bush et al.)

WRE = Work Requirement Expectation

WSER = Wide-Scale Economic Repercussions [see also WER(2)]

WSN = Weak Social Network (contrast with SSN(2); see also DSN)

WSP = Warrentless Surveillance Program [see also DSP(5)]

WSPS = Warped Sexual Partner Selection

WTE = Warrentless Telephonic Eavesdropping (e.g. Bush administration's new NSA approach to intercepting international phone calls from US entities)

WTL = Wrongful Termination Lawsuit (see also OUT)

WUR = Wholly/Wildly Unhealthy/Undefined/Unethical Relationship

WWP = Warrentless Wiretapping Program (under Bush Administration in collusion with NSA; see also CWW)

ZAS = Zombie-Attack Scenarios (see also ZIF)

ZEM = Zero-Emission Mobility (verbiage from Nissan corp. in describing the new Nissan LEAF Electric Car)

ZIF = Zombie Invasion Fortifications

ZTI = Zero-Tolerance Initiative

ZTP = Zero-Tolerance Policy