Noun Abbreviation Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abbreviation

Definition:

noun

1. a shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, as Dr. for Doctor, U.S. for United States, lb. for pound.

2. an act of abbreviating; state or result of being abbreviated; reduction in length, duration, etc.; abridgment; summary: His abbreviation of his famous monograph, an enormous endeavor in itself, made an excellent introduction to the volume of collected essays of which he was the editor.

3. a short phrase or reduced form used to represent a larger, more complex idea, situation, set of beliefs, etc.: “Freedom of speech” has become an abbreviation for a wealth of debate—and case law—about protesters' rights. The artist presented an abbreviation of line, plane, and curve; she creates breathtaking abstract representations of bodies you expect to leap off the canvas and start dancing.


Examples:

"There can be abbreviation dbs."
"words can be abbreviated."
"people/places/organizations can be abbreviated."
"names can be abbreviated."
"abbreviations can be for people/places/organizations."
"months can be abbreviated."
"abbreviations can be on screens."
"thoughts can be abbreviated."
"things can be abbreviated."
"spans can be abbreviated."
"replies can be abbreviated."
"expressions can be abbreviated."
"coffees can be abbreviated."
"clauses can be abbreviated."
"abbreviations can be instead of names."
"abbreviations can be in uses."
"abbreviations can be in forms."
"abbreviations can be in documents."
"abbreviations can be in place of antidisestablishmentarianisms."
"abbreviations can be from lists."


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