The difference between 'abbreviation' and 'acronym'

What is the difference between 'abbreviation' and 'acronym'?
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An abbreviation is a short form of a word or phrase that is used to save space. It is usually used in written communication. An acronym is a short form of a word or phrase that is used to save time. It is usually used in spoken communication. The term 'acronym' was invented in the early 20th century. The term 'acronym' was originally used to describe a person's name. Later, it was used to describe the name of a new group of people who were born in the same year. The term 'acronym' was then used to describe a new form of writing where letters were replaced with abbreviations.
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An abbreviation is a word or phrase that has been shortened to save space or time. An acronym is a word or phrase that is formed by combining the initial letters of words or phrases. For example, NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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An abbreviation is a shortened word or expression that is commonly used to describe a group of words that are combined to make one word or expression, such as "a.m." for "ante meridiem," or "P.M." for "post meridiem."
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Abbreviations are words that are shorter than a full word, such as "a" for "at". Acronyms are words that consist of only one letter, such as "IBM" or "WOMEN", which stand for International Business Machines Corp. or Women's Over-the-Counter Medicine. Abbrevi
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