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to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

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The villainy, however, which could first borrow money of his faithful follower, and then abbreviate his name to 'Tuppy,' was more than he could patiently bear.
Every thing tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate itself and yield its own virtue to him.
For example, Airman magazine abbreviates the rank of lieutenant colonel as "It.
The ALWD Manual abbreviates words, but does not omit articles and prepositions.
For example, when performing query for hair color, one system may abbreviate black as (BLK) while another system abbreviates it as (BK).
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