from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation International Bar Association

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  • initialism International Bartenders Association
  • initialism Important Bird Area
  • initialism Incinerator bottom ash
  • initialism Independent Broadcasting Authority
  • initialism Indole-3-butyric acid - auxin, a plant "Rooting hormone"
  • initialism InfiniBand Architecture
  • initialism Institute of Business Administration
  • initialism Interceptor Body Armor
  • initialism International Bank of Asia
  • initialism International Bodyboarding Association
  • initialism International Boxing Association (amateur)
  • initialism International Boxing Association (professional)
  • initialism International Bryozoology Association
  • initialism International Business Alliance
  • initialism Ion beam analysis, an analytical technique
  • initialism Iron Butt Association
  • initialism Israel Broadcasting Authority
  • initialism International Basketball Association
  • initialism International Bar Association
  • initialism International Bartender Association, which set out IBA Official Cocktail regulation


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  • The Weekly Mail had also carried a two page article in which it labelled the IBA as the "Inept Broadcasting Authority".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Her concerns were echoed by Dene Smuts (DP), who later told Sapa that the appointment procedure as it stood was not desirable, especially as the IBA was a Chapter 9 constitutional body whose independence was enshrined in the Constitution.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Lane told Sapa on Wednesday the last he had heard from the IBA was a thank you, "expressing gratitude for my co-operation in finalising financial matters".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The conduct of the IBA is a demonstration of the importance of having an independent regulator in our country.


  • I want to make it clear that I believe the present chairperson of the IBA is the most effective and efficient yet.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The IBA was a publicly accountable body and ready to account to

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The IBA was a new organisation, De Klerk said, and was still trying to understand its mandate and determine what resources it required.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The IBA was a legitimate organisation which had to clean up the mess created by the NP in the SABC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Saspu said in an open letter sent to the TEC and to Sapa that the issue of Radio Pretoria's actions should not be left in the hands of the Independent Broadcasting Authority since the IBA was a government creation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Chiefs of leading Government, private and foreign sector banks, representatives of IBA, which is the industry lobby of Indian banks, are expected to meet RBI governor D Subbarao and deputy governors to give their views prior to the policy review.

    Daily News & Analysis


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