Translation of "abbreviate" - English-Japanese 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

~を短縮する, 省略する
The word ‘street’ is often abbreviated to ‘St’.

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