AP

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

AP

  1. (international standards) Indeterminately reserved ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for African Regional Industrial Property Organization.

Usage notes[edit]

This is an indeterminately reserved code, included as part of ISO 3166-1 on the request of the World Intellectual Property Organization due to its use in the WIPO ST.3 standard, and is not endorsed for general use by the ISO.


English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

AP

  1. (aviation) Initialism of Atlantic Pacific - (Global Indicator used for air fare calculations)
  2. (US, education) Initialism of Advanced Placement.
  3. (journalism) Initialism of Associated Press.
  4. (US, military) USPS military code of Armed ForcesPacific.
    • 2010 October 29, Bill Shrum, “Shipping to soldiers for the holidays”, in Stuttgart (Arkansas) Daily Leader:
      • APO/FPO AE ZIPs 094-098 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec.10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.
      • APO/FPO AA ZIP 340 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec. 10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.
      • APO/FPO AP ZIPs 962-966 — Space Available Mail, Nov. 26; Parcel Airlift Mail, Dec. 3; Priority Mail, Dec. 10; First Class Mail Letters and Cards, Dec. 10 and Express Mail Military Service, Dec. 18.
  5. A placename:
    1. Abbreviation of Andhra Pradesh.
    2. Abbreviation of Amapá. (a state of Brazil)
    3. (geography) Abbreviation of Arabian Plate.

Coordinate terms[edit]

(Associated Press):

  • Reuters
  • UPI (United Press International)
  • CP (Canadian Press)
  • PC (Presse Canadienne)
  • AFP (Agence France Presse)
  • AGI (Agenzia Giornalistica Italia)

Noun[edit]

AP (countable and uncountable, plural APs)

  1. (computing) Initialism of access point.
  2. (video games) Initialism of action point.
  3. (military, US, Navy) Abbreviation of Auxiliary Provisions (a naval transport).
  4. (organic chemistry) Initialism of acetylpyrroline.
  5. (grammar, sentence parsing) Initialism of adjective phrase; adverbial phrase. (Note: to disambiguate, one can use the abbreviations AdjP and AdvP instead.)
  6. (food) Abbreviation of all-purpose flour.
  7. (accounting) Initialism of accounts payable.
  8. (banking) Initialism of automatic payment.
  9. (gambling) Initialism of advantage player.
  10. (US, uncountable) Initialism of American plan (hotel rate type).
  11. Initialism of authorized participant.
  12. Initialism of affair partner.
  13. Initialism of attachment parenting.

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

AP (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of all-purpose.
  2. (medicine) Initialism of anteroposterior.
  3. (military) Initialism of anti-personnel.
  4. (military) Initialism of armor-piercing.
  5. Initialism of alternately placed.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (anteroposterior): PA (posteroanterior)
  • (military): HE (high-explosive), AT (anti-tank)

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

AP

  1. (Internet slang) Initialism of alkuperäinen postaaja (original poster; OP).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An abbreviation of various place names.

Proper noun[edit]

AP ?

  1. Apples CH (Swiss commune)
  2. Awyer

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

AP m

  1. Abbreviation of Amapá (Brazilian state)

Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

AP

  1. (education) Initialism of araling panlipunan (social studies).

Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

AP

  1. (media) Initialism of Associated Press.
  2. (politics, dated) Initialism of Adalet Partisi (Justice Party).