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abbreviation
American English: /əˌbriviˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /əbriːvɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of abbreviation in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 countable (shortened word) 1.2 uncountable (shortening of word)
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    • 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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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.