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for your information (FYI)

Part of the Internet acronyms and lingo glossary:

This term is included in our list of chat term and other chat acronyms .

FYI (pronounced EFF-WAI-AI ) is an abbreviation for "For your information," and is often used in forwarding e-mail or printed material to colleagues or friends. It usually means that information is simply being shared and that no immediate action is required or expected.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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