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Abbreviate Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

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

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'Abbreviate' example sentence in quotations

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

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