Definition of 'abbreviation'
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British English: abbreviation /əˌbriːvɪˈeɪʃən/ NOUN
An abbreviation is a short form of a word or phrase.
The postal abbreviation for Kansas is KS.
- American English: abbreviation
- Arabic: اِخْتِصار
- Brazilian Portuguese: abreviação
- Chinese: 缩略语
- Croatian: kratica
- Czech: zkratka
- Danish: forkortelse
- Dutch: afkorting
- European Spanish: abreviatura
- Finnish: lyhenne
- French: abréviation
- German: Abkürzung Kurzform
- Greek: συντομογραφία
- Italian: abbreviazione
- Japanese: 略語
- Korean: 약어
- Norwegian: forkortelse
- Polish: skrót wyraz
- European Portuguese: abreviatura
- Romanian: abreviere
- Russian: сокращение
- Spanish: abreviatura
- Swedish: förkortning
- Thai: อักษรย่อ
- Turkish: kısaltma
- Ukrainian: абревіатура
- Vietnamese: chữ viết tắt
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