Definition of Abbreviated in English :

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Abbreviated meaning in English

Meaning of Abbreviated in English

Pronunciation of Abbreviated in English

Abbreviated pronunciation in English

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1. abbreviated, brief

(of clothing) very short

Example Sentences:
'an abbreviated swimsuit'
'a brief bikini'

2. abbreviated, shortened, truncated

cut short in duration

Example Sentences:
'the abbreviated speech'
'her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking'
'an unsatisfactory truncated conversation'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of abbreviated
made into a shorter form
The Queen gave an abbreviated version of her speech.
It was an abbreviated document without detailed proposals.

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see synonyms of abbreviated
tr.v. ab·bre·vi·at·ed, ab·bre·vi·at·ing, ab·bre·vi·ates
1. To make shorter: abbreviated the meeting to make time for your visit. See Synonyms at shorten.
2. To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.

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