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Numeronym presenting accessibility as "a" followed by 11 more letters, followed by "y".


a11y (uncountable)

  1. (software engineering) Abbreviation of accessibility.
    Coordinate terms: g11n, i18n, L10n, m17n, p13n

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The noun a11y is not to be confused with the noun ally, despite that the latter is homoglyphic with it in some fonts, and also despite that a disability ally is anyone who allies with their friends and colleagues with disabilities in working to improve and ensure a11y, that is, accessibility.

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