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 for HLL
From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

         High Level Language

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

   /H?L?L/, n.
      [High-Level Language (as opposed to assembler)] Found primarily in email
      and news rather than speech. Rarely, the variants ?VHLL? and ?MLL? are
      found. VHLL stands for ?Very-High-Level Language? and is used to describe a
      bondage-and-discipline language that the speaker happens to like; Prolog
      and Backus's FP are often called VHLLs. ?MLL? stands for ?Medium-Level
      Language? and is sometimes used half-jokingly to describe C, alluding to
      its ?structured-assembler? image. See also languages of choice.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  high-level language
     (HLL) A programming language which provides some level of
     abstraction above assembly language.  These normally use
     statements consisting of English-like keywords such as "FOR",
     "PRINT" or "GOTO", where each statement corresponds to several
     machine language instructions.  It is much easier to program
     in a high-level language than in assembly language though
     the efficiency of execution depends on how good the compiler
     or interpreter is at optimising the program.
     Rarely, the variants "{VHLL" and "{MLL}" are found.
     See also languages of choice, generation.

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