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Definition of ABBREVIATION


  • the act or result of abbreviating [n -S]
  • shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor,U.S. for United States,lb. for pound
  • act of abbreviating; state or result of being abbreviated; reduction in length, duration, etc.; abridgment
  • ABBREVIATE, to shorten (to make or become shorter) [n ABBREVIATIONS]
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