Which one is correct, 1. or 2.?

  1. 'l'FBI'

  2. 'lo FBI'

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The elision of the article is commonly accepted when the sound of the first letter starts with a vowel (in this case: 'ef-bi-ai'). Thus the first one is correct.

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First one seems to be the correct. Example:

L'Fbi passa da via Moscova per intercettare telefoni e pc

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