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AP

Meaning 1 Associated Press
Definition

AP means Associated Press. It is a popular acronym for the nonprofit news agency.

AP was founded in 1846 and is headquartered in New York City. The news agency serves over 120 countries and contributes international, US, health, entertainment, and sports news stories.

Example
"The AP reported that at least 10 were killed in the bombings."
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Updated June 28, 2016
Meaning 2 Attack power
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A game statistic used to calculate damage dealt by a weapon or offensive armor item; commonly contributed to by other statistics, such as agility.

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"I need more AP before I can raid in that dungeon."
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Updated May 7, 2014
Meaning 3 Accounts payable
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An acronym that represents the amount of money owed by a company to its suppliers for items or services; shown as a liability on a company's balance sheet; often paid when the company receives the invoice, matches it to the packing slip and purchase order, and verifies that everything is in order.

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"Most of the amount in the AP will be settled by the end of the year."
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Updated December 31, 2014
Meaning 4 Ability power
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A stat in the game League of Legends (LoL) that enhances the effectiveness of skills, called abilities, used by champions.

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"Some champions scale with AP a lot better than others, so you should consider who on your team is best suited for items that enhance AP."
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Updated October 15, 2014
Meaning 5 Attached Parenting
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Refers to a method of raising children where an intentional effort is made to build a strong bond between the child and parent.

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"AP proponents value secure attachment between children and their parents."
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