abbreviation


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a shortened form of a word or phrase

shortening something by omitting parts of it

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The Hemingway Review's abbreviations have been affected not only by our venerable sources (in our defense, may I note that the journal itself is a venerable thirty-one years old, which naturally creates continuity issues), but also by MLA's license to "devise.
Symbols and abbreviations used in mathematics are varied and increasingly more use is made of symbolic language in higher levels of schooling.
Included within this section are abbreviation expansion, word prediction, cognitive retraining, reading and writing aids, electronic referencing, and browser accessibility.
Chairman of the Welsh GP committee Dr Andrew Dearden, said, 'It is true in the past that some doctors have used some abbreviations which are perhaps less medical in nature and reflect a degree of frustration - the phrase GOK may be an admission by the doctor that they are struggling with a diagnosis.
A total of 12% of men and 27% of women could not name any of the abbreviations.
If we do an abbreviation, it should be FDQBT--fag, dyke, queer, bi, trans.
Although I know the meaning of some of the abbreviations currently used by officers, I'm spending too much time trying to decipher the ones I'm unfamiliar with.
CPA (the abbreviation of certified public accountant) can be either a noun (the CPA) or an adjective (the CPA candidate).
The abbreviation for the club drug that has euphoric, sedative, and anabolic effects is--.
But that chapter actually contains 17 separate verses, so boiling them down to ten distinct, plaque-sized commandments requires some considerable abbreviation and interpretation.
Clippers (0-8) update: The good news is that Monday's MRI on the right knee of rookie center Michael Olowokandi is not the abbreviation for ``Michael's Really Injured.
Under "Insert" in the menu bar is an abbreviation dictionary that is able to load a set of abbreviations that can be expanded into their full form.
IOU [An abbreviation of the phrase "I owe you" ] is known from 1618," Crystal wrote in Txtng: The Gr8 Db8, (Texting: The Great Debate), a book on the SMS lingo.
It's a rare example of an abbreviation being anything but.
Credit Suisse Group (NYSE: CS) (SWX: CSGN) (ZHR: CSGN) has added the abbreviation AG to its name, thus changing its name to Credit Suisse Group AG, Thomson Financial has reported citing a statement by Swiss bourse operator SWX Swiss Exchange.
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