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abbreviation

Work Projects Administration: the former federal agency (1935–43) charged with instituting and administering public works in order to relieve national unemployment.

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Origin of WPA

First recorded in 1935

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WPA

abbreviation for (in the US)

Work Projects Administration or Works Progress Administration
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