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Abbreviate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • shorten; "Abbreviate `New York'' and write `NY''"
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Abbreviate'

  • Abbreviated dialing: Abbreviated dialing is the use of a very short digit sequence to reach specific telephone numbers, such as those of public services. The purpose of such
  • Abbreviated Injury Scale: The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) is an anatomical-based coding system created by the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine to classify
  • Abbreviated mental test score: The abbreviated mental test score (AMTS) was introduced by Hodkinson in 1972 rapidly to assess elderly patients for the possibility of dementia. Its uses
  • Abbreviated New Drug Application: An Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) is an application for a U.S. generic drug approval for an existing licensed medication or approved drug. The
  • Heartbeat: The Abbreviated King Crimson: Heartbeat: The Abbreviated King Crimson is a compilation by the band King Crimson, originally intended for radio stations as a promo vehicle to accompany
  • Abbreviated Test Language for All Systems: Abbreviated Test Language for All Systems (ATLAS) is a MILSPEC language for automatic testing of avionics equipment. It is a high-level computer language

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* I'm perplexed when people adopt the modish abbreviation Ms., which doesn't abbreviate anything except common sense. - Dick Cavett

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