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  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Anguilla since 1985.
    Synonym: AIA (alpha-3)
  2. (international standards, obsolete) Former ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Afars and the Issas from 1974 to 1977.
    Synonyms: AFI (alpha-3 1974–1977), DJ (1977–present, as Djibouti)

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In relation to the Afars and the Issas, the code was deprecated in favour of DJ upon the country gaining independence as Djibouti.

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AI (countable and uncountable, plural AIs)

  1. (artificial intelligence, countable) Initialism of artificial intelligence.
    Coordinate terms: AGI, ASI
    • 1984, William Gibson, Neuromancer (Sprawl; book 1), New York, N.Y.: Ace Books, →ISBN, page 73:
      “Wintermute is the recognition code for an AI. I've got the Turing Registry Numbers. Artificial Intelligence.”
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, →OCLC, PC, scene: Computers: Artificial Intelligence (AI) Codex entry:
      The geth serve as a cautionary tale against the dangers of rogue AI, and in Citadel Space they are technically illegal. Advocacy groups argue, however, that an AI is a living, conscious entity deserving the same rights as organics. They argue that continued use of the term "artificial" is institutionalized racism on the part of organic life, the term "synthetic" is considered the politically correct alternative.
    • 2019 February 3, “UN Study: China, US, Japan Lead World AI Development”, in Voice of America[1], archived from the original on 7 February 2019:
      The result, Gurry said, will be many new AI-based methods and products that can change lives across the world.
  2. (management) Initialism of action item.
  3. (British airforce) Initialism of airborne intelligence (synonym for an early type of airborne radar).
  4. (phonetics) Initialism of articulatory index.
  5. (agriculture) Initialism of artificial insemination.
  6. (nutrition) Initialism of adequate intake.
  7. Abbreviation of angiotensin I.
  8. (linguistics, anthropology) Initialism of atavistic-idiosyncratic.
  9. (video games) A character or entity controlled by the game instead of a player.
    Synonyms: NPC, CPU, bot
  10. Initialism of attitude indicator.
  11. (underwater diving) Initialism of air integration.

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  1. Initialism of Air India.
  2. Initialism of American Idol.
  3. Initialism of Amnesty International.

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(artificial intelligence)

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  1. ISO 3166-2:CH code of Appenzell Innerrhoden (canton)

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From English AI.

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AI(エーアイ) (ēai

  1. Synonym of 人工知能 (jinkō chinō, artificial intelligence); AI

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Unadapted borrowing from English AI. According to SO attested since 1979.

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AI c

  1. (artificial intelligence) Initialism of artificiell intelligens.
  2. (video games) A character or entity controlled by the game instead of a player.
    Synonyms: NPC, bot

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  • (singular indefinite nominative) AI
  • (singular indefinite genitive) AI:s
  • (singular definite nominative) AI:n
  • (singular definite genitive) AI:ns
  • (plural indefinite nominative) AI:ar; AI
  • (plural indefinite genitive) AI:ars; AI:s
  • (plural definite nominative) AI:arna; AI:na
  • (plural definite genitive) AI:arnas; AI:nas

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