Abbreviation ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Abbreviation ( noun )

  1. A shortened form of a word or phrase.
  2. A symbol or set of letters used to represent a word or phrase.

Origin:

From latin brevis, meaning "short".

Examples:

  1. The term "etc." is an abbreviation for "et cetera".
  2. The abbreviation for "United States of America" is "USA".
  3. The chemical symbol for gold is "Au", which is an abbreviation of its Latin name "aurum".
  4. The term "Mr." is an abbreviation for "Mister".
  5. In this document you will find many common abbreviation such as i.e, e.g, etc.

(As a verb)

Abbreviation ( verb )

  1. A shortened form of a word or phrase.
  2. A symbol or set of letters used to represent a word or phrase.

Origin:

From latin brevis, meaning "short".

Examples:

  1. The term "etc." is an abbreviation for "et cetera".
  2. The abbreviation for "United States of America" is "USA".
  3. The chemical symbol for gold is "Au", which is an abbreviation of its Latin name "aurum".
  4. The term "Mr." is an abbreviation for "Mister".
  5. In this document you will find many common abbreviation such as i.e, e.g, etc.
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