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abbreviation

noun [C]  /əˌbri·viˈeɪ·ʃən/ us  
a shortened form esp. of a word or phrase: UN is the abbreviation for the United Nations. The letters i.e. are an abbreviation of a Latin phrase that means "that is."
Translations of “abbreviation”
in Korean 약어, 축약형…
in Arabic اخْتِصار…
in Portuguese abreviação, abreviatura…
in Catalan abreviatura…
in Japanese 省略, 短縮…
in Italian abbreviazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縮略,縮寫…
in Russian сокращение…
in Turkish kısaltma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缩略,缩写…
in Polish skrót…
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