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Synonyms for 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 police announced the final result based on the results of a three-round selection process.The public again had the opportunity to choose the new abbreviation.
What I didn't know, was that speakers use a plethora of other abbreviations, which may be basic to some, such as MS, but when an abbreviation is not defined just once in the beginning it may take a moment to understand that speakers are talking about Member States.
ISMP's list of error-prone abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations [Internet].
Acronyms and abbreviations have been used since ancient times.
The rule in American English is that if an abbreviation consists of the first and last letters of that word, then one places a 'period, or full stop' after the word is shortened.
Some abbreviations hardly seem worth making at all: tinct?
(5.) It should be noted, in this connection, that there is at least one more abbreviation for "qe" used throughout Les Cronicles, formed by affixing what looks like a round r to the right side of Dean's "strong diagonal" q.
Symbols and abbreviations used in mathematics are varied and increasingly more use is made of symbolic language in higher levels of schooling.
The UK's Medical Defence Union said difficulties often arose because abbreviations can have more than one meaning or might be misread.
Thus he/she uses his/her system of abbreviations and handwriting techniques to write very fast.
This paper investigates the changes that abbreviations and acronyms undergo when they are adapted to Ndebele from English.
Given below are some samples of encoded abbreviations. The coding principle is simple in concept, but difficult to discover, and the poser should in fairness encode 15 or 20 abbreviations suggested by the solver.
One feature of the mathematical register is the use of symbols and abbreviations. Whilst it may be possible for a student to think mathematically in the absence of symbols, the written communication of mathematical ideas cannot be achieved concisely without the use of mathematical symbols.
He does not use abbreviations in his own texts and said: "The reaction from other students is that Shakespeare is easier to understand when words are written out in full."