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How does "USA" become EE.UU. in Spanish?

By November 6, 2012

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Chances are that if you're reading Spanish-language news media about today's U.S. elections, you'll run across the abbreviation EE.UU., although it may be punctuated differently. If you wonder how they get that out the words for United States, here's the lesson for you: Why letters are doubled for some abbreviations.


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