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  • IPA(key): /ˌsiːˌaɪˈeɪ/
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CIA

  1. Initialism of Central Intelligence Agency.
    • 2010 August 4, Leonard S. Rubenstein, JD, Stephen N. Xenakis, MD, “The Ethics of Enhanced Interrogations and Torture: A Reappraisal of the Argument”, in JAMA[1], volume 304, number 5, American Medical Association, →DOI, pages 569–570:
      In 2009, the Obama Administration released guidelines on enhanced interrogation written in 2003 and 2004 by the CIA Office of Medical Services. (OMS).1-3(appendix F) The OMS guidelines, even in redacted form, and opinions from the US Department of Justice's (DOJ’s) Office of Legal Counsel show that CIA physicians, psychologists, and other health care personnel had important roles in enhanced interrogation.
  2. Initialism of Cleveland Institute of Art.
  3. Initialism of Culinary Institute of America.

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  • Japanese: シー・アイ・エー

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CIA (plural CIAs)

  1. Initialism of Circuit Interactive Analyzer.
  2. Initialism of Concept Illustration and Animation.
  3. Initialism of Cultural Impact Assessment.

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CIA

  1. (military) Initialism of captured-in-action.

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CIA f

  1. (espionage) CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)