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AP

What Does AP Mean in a Text?

AP means "Advanced Placement," "Anti-Personnel," "Armour Piercing," and "Associated Press."

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meaning of AP

"Advanced Placement"

Summary of Key Points for First Definition

"Advanced Placement" is a common definition for AP on Tiktok, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
AP
Definition:Advanced Placement
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for Second Definition

"Anti-Personnel" is a common definition for AP in gaming and military circles.
AP
Definition:Anti-Personnel
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for Third Definition

"Armour Piercing" is another common definition for AP in gaming and military circles.
AP
Definition:Armour Piercing
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Summary of Key Points for Fourth Definition

AP also means "Associated Press."
AP
Definition:Associated Press
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user

Adults

An Academic Look at AP

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ayy Pee"), AP is classified as an initialism abbreviation.

Initialisms are different to acronyms, which are abbreviations spoken as words (e.g., GOAT, NATO).

Example of AP Used in a Text

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