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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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Plural form of ABBREVIATION is ABBREVIATIONS

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. 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
  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. 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
  5. Now a pretty abbreviation like Fred is another matter. - "Jacqueline, Complete" by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009
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