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What does WW stand for?

WW stands for Wrong Word (proofreading)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
  • Business, finance, etc.

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We have 41 other meanings of WW in our Acronym Attic

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Kelly's Nieuwejaar's article about the word "caretaker" ("The wrong word," Fall 2012)--and how inappropriate it can sometimes seem--spoke louder to me than any other article about MS I have ever read.
I don't know why he said what he did, but what I can say is that it's just maybe a wrong word to say.
As one who frequently belts out the wrong words to a recently modified old favourite, I enjoyed his piece immensely.
com Religion is a touchy subject--one wrong word can imply a deep, personal insult to someone one merely intended to have an intellectual discussion with.
IN RESPONSE to P Mather of Wavertree (yesterday's Daily Post) I agree that this country seems to be sliding down the side of an abyss into a vile cesspool of the most loathsome humanity imaginable - and humanity is probably the wrong word.
From avoiding 'wretched verbs' to not choosing the wrong word, real-world examples are specific and many a businessperson will readily recognize themselves in the examples.