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abbreviation

noun [C] uk   us   /əˌbriː.viˈeɪ.ʃən/
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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