RAS syndrome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined in 2001 by New Scientist magazine.

Noun[edit]

Examples

PIN numberpersonal identification number number
HIV virushuman immunodeficiency virus virus
ATM machineautomated teller machine machine

RAS syndrome (uncountable)

  1. (lexicography, humorous) redundant acronym syndrome syndrome: the unnecessary use of one or more of the words that make up an acronym or initialism in conjunction with the abbreviated form.