Correct spelling for the English word "abbreviation" is [ɐbɹˌiːvɪˈe͡ɪʃən], [ɐbɹˌiːvɪˈe‍ɪʃən], [ɐ_b_ɹ_ˌiː_v_ɪ__ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for ABBREVIATION

Below is the list of 53 misspellings for the word "abbreviation". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for ABBREVIATION

  1. There is a page or two in the abbreviation which Xiphilin made of Dion Aurelius Victor has a little to add so also has Eutropus but practically speaking there is apart from that column nothing save conjecture - "Imperial Purple" by Edgar Saltus
  2. Now a pretty abbreviation like Fred is another matter - "Jacqueline, Complete" by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  3. I very well remember how grievously it afflicted my own young soul that I was forbidden under penalty to say chimbly and flanner for chimney and flannel to call inferior things ornery to use the compromise term 'low abbreviation of allow which very generally took the place of the Yankee guess and the Southern reckon and above all to call tomatoes tomatices - "Recollections of a Varied Life" by George Cary Eggleston
  4. It seemeth to have been poetical licence which first introduced this abbreviation of the third person into use but our best grammarians have condemned it upon some occasions though perhaps not to be absolutely banished the common and familiar style - "The Grammar of English Grammars" by Goold Brown
  5. The word gin is an abbreviation of engine and in former days was often used to denote a handy mechanical device of any kind - "Great Inventions and Discoveries" by Willis Duff Piercy