abbreviation

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 [əˌbriːviˈeɪʃən]


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abbreviation

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. What is the abbreviation for [mister, etcetera]?
  2. [Mr.] is the abbreviation for [mister]
  3. The abbreviation uses a [capital "M," period].
  4. use an abbreviation to [indicate, identify, list]
  5. is a common abbreviation (for)
  6. is commonly used as an abbreviation (for)
  7. a list of common abbreviations
  8. It's just an abbreviation.
  9. a [three] -letter abbreviation
  10. [postal, state] abbreviations
  11. used the wrong [postal] abbreviation
  12. What does this abbreviation [stand for, mean]?
  13. abbreviations used in [citations, legal contracts]
  14. [legal, court] abbreviations
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