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Meaning of APU


What Does APU Mean?

APU means "As Per Usual". The abbreviation APU is normally used with the meaning "As Per Usual" to indicate that, in the sender's opinion, a situation has not changed or an event has turned out or will turn out as it always does. It is typically used in a sarcastic or humorous way.

APU has the same meaning as APN (As Per Normal).

Of note, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon is a cartoon character in the animated television series The Simpsons. He is the proprietor of the local convenience store.
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Definition for APU

APU means "As Per Usual". This is the most common definition for APU on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about APU:

APU
Definition:As Per Usual
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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Examples of APU in Sentences

Here are examples of APU being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Hey mate. I've got too much month left at the end of the money. Can you lend me some cash until payday?
  • Person B: APU.No way! Never again!
  • Person A: Are you coming this weekend?
  • Person B: No, I'm working. APU.

An Academic Look at APU

APU is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Ay Pee Yoo"). (Initialisms contrast with acronyms, which are spoken like words.)

APU is typically used as a standalone declarative sentence (i.e., a statement). It is not normally used as another part of speech within a wider sentence.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we would have just said something like "As Per Usual" or "As Per Normal" instead of using the abbreviation APU.

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Using APU on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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