Definition Of abbreviation


a shortened form of a word or phrase.

Electronic records also contained significantly more words, abbreviations , and symbols.

Example Of abbreviation

  • A list of abbreviations , acronyms, and symbols that should not be used also should be available.

  • A new society that turns abbreviations into memorable acronyms has run into trouble.

  • ‘Bye,’ Lydia said with typical American abbreviation .

  • Doctors and nurses worked rapidly around her speaking in clipped phrases and abbreviations .

  • Dorcia flinched at Dolly's abbreviation of her name.

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