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abbreviation

Pronunciation: /əˌbriːviˈeɪʃən/

Translation of abbreviation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (shortened word) abreviatura (feminine) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (shortening of word) abreviación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Electronic records also contained significantly more words, abbreviations, and symbols.
    • Doctors and nurses worked rapidly around her speaking in clipped phrases and abbreviations.
    • It's generally accepted that you can use acronyms and abbreviations without explanation, where the term is well known by the audience.

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