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synonyms for abbreviations

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

antonyms for abbreviations

MOST RELEVANT
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extension
  • increase
  • lengthening
  • augmentation
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How to use abbreviations in a sentence

It is loose, pointed, flowing, with few abbreviations or ligatures specially characteristic of Irish script.
THE SUPPOSED AUTOGRAPHA OF JOHN THE SCOTEDWARD KENNARD RAND
The following list includes abbreviations and symbols used in this catalog with specific copyright or bibliographic meanings.
MOTION PICTURES 1960-1969COPYRIGHT OFFICE. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
Spelling, alternative hyphenation, and abbreviations have been retained as they appear in the original publication.
MOLLY BROWN'S SOPHOMORE DAYSNELL SPEED
A full stop is placed after most abbreviations, after initial letters, and after ordinal numbers in Roman characters.
"STOPS"PAUL ALLARDYCE
By or before 1631 several other writers used abbreviations of the trigonometric functions.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
Aside from the abbreviations just cited Norwood did not use nearly as much symbolism in his mathematics as did Oughtred.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
Abbreviations are admissible in notes entered in a book of reference, but not elsewhere, except in commercial correspondence.
BEADLE'S DIME BOOK OF PRACTICAL ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMENANONYMOUS
Nearly all the rest in the second act was confined to abbreviations and changes in the poetry.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
The following are some of the signs and abbreviations met with in German hotels catering for stranger automobilists.
THE AUTOMOBILIST ABROADM. F. (MILBURG FRANCISCO) MANSFIELD
Great care is taken that the spelling abbreviations and such details shall be uniform on all government documents.
PAUL AND THE PRINTING PRESSSARA WARE BASSETT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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