American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of the armed services who is reported missing following a combat mission and whose status as to injury, capture, or death is unknown.
- Missing In Action
- Mormonism Mutual Improvement Association
- m(issing) i(n) a(ction). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Public perception of the word "MIA" is ashes on an isolated mountainside, or someone lost at the bottom of the sea.”
“For those of you who have been mystified by the federal government's recent handling of the economic crisis, here is another overlooked head-scratcher to add to the list: Why has the SBA been MIA from the menu of policy solutions?”
“MIA is festooned with signs bragging that it was selected as the ‘airport of the year’ last year.”
“MIA is one of the worst anywhere, well maybe not as bad as Kinshasa, but I still hate it.”
“And, for those of you locally, be warned: the art the MIA is using in its advertising is NOT in the show.”
“One list that Mr. Pincus kept, said people familiar with it, was known as his MIA list, for executives who did so little he considered them "missing in action.”
“While Christopher was once again MIA, much to the chagrin of Lorelai who had to spend the entire day alone with her mother.”
“I've been MIA from the net the last few days so I am trying to catch up.”
“Richardson, Quentin MIA 76 75 2082 242 561 .431 142 358 .397 52 71 .732 64 310 374 93 169 0 70 62 18 678 8.9”
“I haven't bothered to go through the channels to count how many fewer are English-language, but among the MIA is Discovery (in English).”
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