a. p. s

A.P.S.

1.
American peace Society.
2.
American Philatelic Society.
3.
American Philosophical Society.
4.
American Physical Society.
5.
American Protestant Society.
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ap (æp)
 
prefix
son of: occurring as part of some surnames of Welsh origin: ap Thomas
 
[from Welsh mab son]

AP
 
abbreviation for
1.  Air Police
2.  Associated Press

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AP
abbreviation of Associated Press, first recorded 1879; the organization was founded May 1848 as co-operative news gathering effort among New York City newspaper publishers covering the war with Mexico.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
AP
  1. access point

  2. adjective phrase

  3. advanced placement

  4. airplane

  5. air police

  6. American plan

  7. antipersonnel

  8. aorticopulmonary

  9. Armed Forces Pacific

  10. Associated Press

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