What Does TDY Mean in a Text?

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TDY means "Temporary Duty."

The abbreviation TDY is used in military and law enforcement circles with the meaning "Temporary Duty," to refer to the assignment of personnel to a location other than their permanent duty station.

TDY assignments are sometimes referred to as "Temporary Duty Yonder" or "Temporarily Deployed for a Year."

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When I write TDY, I mean this:

meaning of TDY

"Temporary Duty"

Summary of Key Points

"Temporary Duty" is the most common definition for TDY on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Temporary Duty
Guessability:guessability level 3
3: Guessable
Typical Users:typical user

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