from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Bible Acts of the Apostles
- abbr. Alcoholics Anonymous
- abbr. antiaircraft
- abbr. Associate in Arts
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- n. A standard size of dry cell battery between AAA and C.
- A starting hand in Texas hold 'em comprised of two aces
- achievement age
- acting appointment
- administrative assistant
- affirmative action
- African American
- Airports Authority of India
- Alcoholics Anonymous
- Alzheimer's Association
- American Airlines
- amino acid
- Ann Arbor Railroad
- approximate absolute
- Armed Forces in the Americas (USPS abbreviation code)
- assembly area
- Associate of arts; associate in arts
- Astrum Argenteum (also A.A. or A.'.A.'.), Esoteric Magickal order or Silver star, a magickal order.
- athletic association
- author's alteration
- The Automobile Association
- avenue of approach
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Spanish sovereign debt is rated AA with a negative outlook by S & P, Aa1 under review for possible downgrade by Moody's and AA+ with a stable outlook by Fitch Ratings.
Stock and bond markets had begun to regain their composure caused by stinging downgrades of Greece and Portugal the day before when the Standard & Poors ratings agency delivered more bad news by cutting Spain's rating to AA from AA+.
The agency said it was cutting Spain's rating to AA from AA+ amid concerns about the country's growth prospects following the collapse of a construction bubble.
Standard & Poor's cut Spain's debt rating to AA this morning, from AA+.
Analysts say the funding environment for the embattled bank is hampered by Standard & Poor's downgrade on Monday of Irish sovereign debt to AA from AA+ with a negative outlook.
This comes despite Standard & Poor's downgrading Irish sovereign debt last week to AA from AA+ with a negative outlook.
S&P cut Roche's rating last year to AA - from AA+ on news of the bid, worried by the big chunk of debt financing required.
Lenders have been at the heart of that downturn and the cost of shoring up the banking system was highlighted on Monday when Standard & Poor's Ratings Service lowered Ireland's long-term sovereign credit rating to AA from AA+ and said the nation's credit outlook remained negative.
An organism with aa is 1.0 units high, an organism with AA is 2.0 units high but an organism with Aa is also only 2.0 units high.
S&P on Monday lowered Ireland's long-term sovereign credit rating to AA from AA+, with a negative outlook, after initially taking away its top AAA rating in March.
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