Definition of abbreviate in English:
Shorten (a word, phrase, or text): the business of artists and repertory, commonly abbreviated to A&R
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- I've got to agree with her about people abbreviating words when sending text messages.
- In order to save typing, many people will abbreviate common words and phrases.
- The following are some abbreviated notes of mine from this tasting.
shorten, reduce, cut, contract, condense, compress, abridge, truncate, pare down, prune, shrink, telescope;
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