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ab·bre·vi·ate

 (ə-brē′vē-āt′)
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.

[Middle English abbreviaten, from Late Latin abbreviāre, abbreviāt- : ad-, ad- + breviāre, to shorten (from brevis, short; see mregh-u- in Indo-European roots).]

ab·bre′vi·a′tor n.

abbreviated

(əˈbriːvɪeɪtɪd)
adj
made into a shorter form
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.abbreviated - (of clothing) very shortabbreviated - (of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"
short - (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"
2.abbreviated - cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
short - primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"

abbreviated

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abbreviated

[əˈbriːvieɪtɪd] adj [word, document] → abrégé(e)
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He glanced down his beard, and, after a moment of thoughtful silence, handed to Razumov a half-sheet of notepaper--an abbreviated note of matters already discussed, certain points of inquiry, the line of conduct agreed on, a few hints as to personalities, and so on.
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