abbreviatory

abbreviatory

(əˌbriːvɪˈeɪtərɪ)
adj
shortening
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The paper inevitably makes reference to contemporary logical symbolism in places, but its purpose is to show that the only way forward is to use a symbolism that is abbreviatory only, that is, one that maps directly onto natural speech
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