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Shortening in Subsequent Mentions

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Introduce acronyms for lengthy terms that appear multiple times throughout a synopsis. When you first introduce an acronym, do so by placing it in parentheses directly after the full form of the term. In subsequent mentions, use only the acronym (without parentheses).
For terms that are predominantly known by their abbreviation, you may introduce the abbreviation without mentioning the full term. In such cases, make sure to include enough context that your reader can understand the term's meaning. If you introduce both, however, you should use the pattern established above.

Examples

First Mention

Subsequent Mention