PIN number

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Etymology[edit]

RAS syndrome; "PIN number" is a pleonasm as the "N" of "PIN" stands for "number".

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Noun[edit]

PIN number (plural PIN numbers)

  1. A common alternative form of PIN (in the sense of "personal identification number").

Usage notes[edit]

  • It is avoided by some speakers.

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