d o a

DOA

dead on arrival.
Also, D.O.A.
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DOA
 
abbreviation for
dead on arrival

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doa
also d.o.a., 1929, police slang abbreviation of dead on arrival.
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DOA abbr.

  1. dead on admission

  2. dead on arrival

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DOA
  1. dead on arrival

  2. Department of Agriculture

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