Significado de “abbreviate” - Diccionario inglés

abbreviate en inglés británico

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abbreviateverb [ T usually passive ]

uk /əˈbriː.vi.eɪt/ us /əˈbriː.vi.eɪt/

to make a word or phrase shorter by using only the first letters of each word:

"Daniel" is often abbreviated to "Dan".
"Chief Executive Officer" is abbreviated as "CEO".

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abbreviated
adjective uk /əˈbriː.vi.eɪ.tɪd/ us /əˈbriː.vi.eɪ.t̬ɪd/

"Di" is the abbreviated form of "Diane".

(Definición de abbreviate de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

abbreviate en inglés americano

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abbreviateverb [ T ]

us /əˈbri·viˌeɪt/

to shorten a word or words, or to make something shorter:

We had to abbreviate the names of the states.
abbreviated
adjective [ not gradable ] us /əˈbri·viˌeɪ·t̬ɪd/

An abbreviated version was published last year.

(Definición de abbreviate de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)