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Turkish translation of “abbreviation”

abbreviation

noun [C]
 
 
/əˌbriːviˈeɪʃən/
a shorter form of a word or phrase, especially used in writing
kısaltma
A doctor is often called a 'GP', an abbreviation for 'general practitioner'.Terminology and vocabulary
(Definition of abbreviation from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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