abbreviation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /əˌbɹiː.viˈeɪ.ʃən/
  • (US) IPA: /əˌbɹi.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩/

Noun[change]

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abbreviation

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abbreviations

  1. (countable) An abbreviation is a shorter way of a word or phrase.
    "Burger" is an abbreviation of the word "hamburger".