Translation of "abbreviate" - English-Italian dictionary

abbreviate

verb uk /əˈbriː·vi·eɪt/ us /əˈbri·viˌeɪt/ present participle abbreviating, past tense and past participle abbreviated

to make a word or phrase shorter

abbreviare
The word ‘street’ is often abbreviated to ‘St’. La parola “street” si abbrevia / spesso in “St”.

(Translation of “abbreviate” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)