VN

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See also: vn, .vn, Vn., and -Vn

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VN

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Vietnam since 1976.
    Synonym: VNM (alpha-3)
  2. (international standards, obsolete) Former ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for South Vietnam from 1974 to 1976.
    Synonym: VNM (alpha-3)

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  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

VN

  1. (online gaming) Initialism of very nice (complimenting a play).

Noun[edit]

VN (plural VNs)

  1. (veterinary, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa) Initialism of veterinary nurse.
    • 1963, American Veterinary Medical Association, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Volume 143, page 179,
      But in addition, he adds to the tags of certain assistants the designation, “V.N.,” meaning veterinary nurse.
    • 1999, Victoria Pybus, Working with Animals: The UK, Europe and Worldwide:
      Veterinary nurse applicants wanting to work for the Society have to follow the VN course (see Chapter One for details).
    • 2006, British Small Animal Veterinary Association, BSAVA Congress 2006: Scientific Proceedings, page 20,
      Alison Young joined a small animal practice in 1998 as a student veterinary nurse and whilst there gained her VN qualification.
  2. (medicine) Initialism of vocational nurse.
  3. (software) Initialism of visual novel.

Coordinate terms[edit]

veterinary nurse
vocational nurse

Derived terms[edit]

vocational nurse

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Afrikaans[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

VN

  1. Initialism of Verenigde Nasies (United Nations)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Verenigde (United) Naties f pl (Nations).

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VN ?

  1. UN

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vereinte (United) Nationen (Nations).

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VN f pl

  1. Initialism of Vereinte Nationen (United Nations)

Usage notes[edit]

While VN is the official spelling, the most commonly used initialism is UN.

Declension[edit]

See vereint and Nation.


Romanian[edit]

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VN

  1. Abbreviation of Vrancea, a county in Romania.

Vietnamese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

VN

  1. Initialism of Việt Nam (Vietnam)