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synonyms for abbreviation

  • abridgement
  • abstract
  • abstraction
  • clipping
  • compendium
  • compression
  • condensation
  • contraction
  • digest
  • outline
  • precis
  • précis
  • reduction
  • sketch
  • summary
  • syllabus
  • synopsis
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antonyms for abbreviation

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  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extension
  • increase
  • lengthening
  • augmentation
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David-Jeremiah began with the pieces that include the abbreviations, the second of which expresses the same sentiment as the first, but rendered in Dallas slang.
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Hovering your mouse over a particular flag brings up the identifying abbreviation of the metric name and the recorded timing in milliseconds.
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A 2017 article in the Association for Psychological Science’s Observer, noted that the more abbreviations were explained and spelled out, the more interest readers had in the subject matter.
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Academic writing is usually jam-packed with sophisticated scientific concepts, but in recent decades studies have also become filled with endless acronyms and abbreviations.
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It’s a language full of abbreviations, initialisms, and acronyms.
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"Empey" is her pet name for him, an abbreviation of "Emperor;" and he likes to hear her say it.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
As the word is now generally used it is an abbreviation of Pishu Huanu—Bird-dung.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
Have we here no specimens of abbreviation; no allusion in the prologue to "omissis qu videbantur superflua?"
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 69, FEBRUARY 22, 1851VARIOUS
More probably the word is an abbreviation of Italian borghetto diminutive of borgo a “borough.”
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
Abbreviation Left hand up, while the R foot is moving and the L hopping.
THE HIGHLAND FLING AND HOW TO TEACH IT.HORATIO N. GRANT
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WORDS RELATED TO ABBREVIATION

  • abbreviation
  • abstract
  • brief
  • compendium
  • condensation
  • conspectus
  • contraction
  • curtailment
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminishment
  • diminution
  • lessening
  • outline
  • precis
  • précis
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shortening
  • summary
  • synopsis
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.