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  1. Agricultural Marketing Service.


  1. Army Medical Staff.
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Examples from the Web for ams

Historical Examples

  • I've got one of the first 'ams (hams) you ever clapt eyes on in the whole course of your memorable existence.

    Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities

    Robert Smith Surtees

British Dictionary definitions for ams


abbreviation for
  1. Additional Member System: a voting system in which some candidates are elected for geographic constituencies and others are elected by proportional representation using party lists. The voter has two votes: one for a party and the other for a candidate in a constituency
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