Definition of Abbreviation in English :

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Abbreviation meaning in English

Meaning of Abbreviation in English

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Abbreviation pronunciation in English

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Abbreviation

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1. abbreviation

a shortened form of a word or phrase

2. abbreviation

shortening something by omitting parts of it

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Abbreviation

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noun
1. 
a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase used in place of the whole
2. 
the process or result of abbreviating

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Abbreviation

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noun
1. 
a making shorter
2. 
the fact or state of being made shorter
3. 
a shortened form of a word or phrase, as N.Y. for New York, Mr. for Mister, lb for pound, ctn for cotangent

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Abbreviation

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n.
1. The act or product of shortening.
2. A shortened form of a word or phrase used chiefly in writing to represent the complete form, such as Mass. for Massachusetts or USMC for United States Marine Corps.

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