FAQ

[ fak, ef-ey-kyoo ]
/ fæk, ˈɛfˈeɪˈkyu /

noun, plural FAQs, FAQ's. Chiefly Digital Technology.

a document, in question and answer format, that introduces newcomers to a topic or answers common questions.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest

Origin of FAQ

1985–90; f(requently) a(sked) q(uestions)

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH FAQ

facts FAQs fax
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British Dictionary definitions for faq

FAQ

abbreviation for

computing frequently asked question or questions: a text file containing basic information on a particular subject
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Cultural definitions for faq

FAQ
[ (fak) ]

An abbreviation for frequently asked question. A list that provides answers to common questions asked by visitors to a Web site.

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