What Does QNA Mean in a Text?

QNA means "Question and Answer." The term QNA (or Q&A as it's more commonly written) is typically found on websites designed to allow visitors to answer other visitors' questions. Of note, the term QNA also refers to a session after a meeting or lecture during which participants or the audience are invited to ask questions.

Of interest, Q&A was the title of the novel by Vikram Swarup, which was made into the film "Slumdog Millionaire."

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When I write QNA, I mean this:

meaning of QNA

QNA expands to "Question and Answer."

Summary of Key Points

"Question and Answer" is the most common definition for QNA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Question and Answer
Guessability:guessability level 2
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:typical user

Adults and Teenagers

Examples of QNA in Sentences

Here are examples of QNA being used in conversations:
  • Tony: I don't mind the lecture. It's the QNA afterwards that makes me nervous.
  • Jordan: You'll be fine.
  • Tony: He's in trouble with Sarah having stayed out until 7 a.m.
  • Jordan: Ha, he's a got a long QNA coming up.

An Academic Look at QNA

As it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., "Qu En Aye"), QNA is classified as an initialism abbreviation. Of note, initialisms are different to acronyms, which are spoken like words.

Example of QNA Used in a Text

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