Translation of "abbreviate" - English-Spanish dictionary
/əˈbriː·vi·eɪt/ ( present participle abbreviating, past tense and past participle abbreviated)
› to make a word or phrase shorter
The word ‘street’ is often abbreviated to ‘St’.
(Definition of abbreviate from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
abbreviate verb /əˈbriːvieit/
› to shorten (a word, phrase etc)
’Frederick’ is often abbreviated to ’Fred’. abbreviation noun › a shortened form of a word etc
’Sub’ is an abbreviation of ’submarine’.