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This page contains a list of acronyms and other jargon expressions that are used in the Civilization IV community.

AH
Animal Husbandry
AI
Artificial Intelligence, computer player
AP
Apostolic Palace
AW
Always War
Barbs
Barbarians
Beeline
Going directly towards a technology ignoring others
BFC
Big Fat Cross (a city's workable tiles)
BPT
Beaker (Civ4) per Turn
BTS
Beyond the Sword
BW
Bronze Working
Civ
Civilization
CE
Cottage Economy
CFC
Civilization Fanatics' Center
CoL
Code of Laws
CPT
Culture (Civ4) per Turn
CS
Caste System or Civil Service
DoW
Declaration of War
DG
Democracy Game
EE
Espionage (Civ4) Economy
FE
Bread (Civ4) Economy
Flip
Cultural conversion
FP
Forbidden Palace or Flood plain
GA
Golden Age or Great Artist
GE
Great Engineer
GL
Great Leader or Great Library
GLH
Great Lighthouse
GG
Great General
GM
Great Merchant
GOTM
Game of the Month
GOTW
Game of the Week
gov
Government
GPT
Coins (Civ4) per Turn
GP
Great Person/People
GP Farm
City specialize to generate Great People.
GPP
Great People Point
GPpT
GPP per Turn
GS
Great Scientist
HBR
Horseback Riding
HOF
Hall of Fame
HP
Hit Point(s)
HR
Hereditary Rule
HRE
Holy Roman Empire
ICS
Infinite City Sprawl
IW
Iron Working
Lux
Luxury resource
MA
Modern Armor
Mace, MDI
Medieval Infantry
MGL
Military Great Leader
MI
Mechanized Infantry
Milking
The tedious art of score maximization
MOW
Mounted Oscillating War/Man-o-War
MP
Multiplayer/Military Police/Mass Production
MPP
Mutual Protection Pact
MTDG
Multi-Team Democracy Game
NES
Never Ending Story
NOW
Non-oscillating war
NOT
No Optional Techs
OB
Open Borders
OCC
One City Challenge
#CC
# City challenge, where # is a number
OCP
Optimal City Placement
pop
Population
poprush
rushing a unit or building by whipping
RCP
Ring City Placement
Rep hit
Reputation hit
RFC
Rhye's and Fall of Civilization
REX
Rapid Early eXpansion
RL
Real life (as opposed to Civ life)
RNG
Random Number Generator
ROP
Right of Passage
ROP Rape
Using a Right of Passage agreement to sneak attack your enemy.
SE
Specialist Economy
SG
Succession Game
SGL
Scientific Great Leader
SHOF
Scenario Hall of Fame
SOD
Stack of Doom
SoL
Statue of Liberty
SoZ
Statue of Zeus
SPT
Shields per turn (archaic)
SS
Spaceship
SW
Small Wonder
TE
Trade Economy
ToE
Theory of Evolution (archaic)
ToG
Theory of Gravity (archaic)
UB
Unique Buildings, Civ-specific building
UU
Unique Units, Civ-Specific Units
Vanilla version
Refers to the plain version of the game, without expansion packs.
VP
Victory Point(s)
VPL
Victory Point Location
WE
Wonder Economy
Whipping
Rush build using city population
WLtKD
We Love the King Day
WoW
Wonder of the World
WW
War Weariness
ZOC
Zone of Control

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