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Many places might require advance reservations and have abbreviated hours, so check their websites in advance.
WHAT TO KNOW AS EUROPE REOPENS TO U.S. TRAVELERSANDREA SACHSAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Baltimore is on track to finish last in the AL East for the fourth time in five seasons, with the only outlier being last year’s pandemic-abbreviated season, when the Orioles finished fourth, one game ahead of the Red Sox.
FLAILING TOWARD HISTORY, THE ORIOLES APPROACH ANOTHER MONUMENTAL LOWNEIL GREENBERG, MATT BONESTEELAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Often abbreviated to TW, tongue weight is the force that a trailer’s tongue exerts on the ball hitch.
WHAT THE TOWING CAPACITY NUMBERS ON YOUR TRUCK REALLY MEANJONATHON KLEIN/CAR BIBLESAUGUST 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Ever since the 17th century, when mariners began seeking the mythologized Northwest Passage above Canada, the great sail over the top of the world has been an object of desire because of its potential to abbreviate transit times.
THE WORLD’S NEWEST SHIPPING ROUTE: THE ARCTICSAMANTH SUBRAMANIANMAY 23, 2021QUARTZ
This somber performance, even when abbreviated to just nine minutes, should make spectators profoundly uncomfortable.
IN THE GALLERIES: A PAINFUL, POLITICAL TAKE ON THE ART OF CRUEL SHOESMARK JENKINSAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However abbreviated, and however shaky the runup, baseball is back!
AT LONG LAST, BASEBALL’S (ALMOST) BACKSARAH SHACHATJULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In all letters of this sort they always abbreviate some words; it looks more business-like.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
On the days when there is washing or sweeping or baking to do she will have to abbreviate other things.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
Gentlemen, I have seen fit to abbreviate the King's message.
MAKERS OF MADNESSHERMANN HAGEDORN
Every thing tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate itself and yield its own virtue to him.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABBREVIATE

  • abbreviates
  • abridges
  • capsulizes
  • condenses
  • cuts
  • digests
  • précis
  • shortens
  • summarizes
  • sums up
  • synopsizes
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