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Definition of abbreviation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    abbreviation

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//əˌbriviˈeɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] abbreviation (of/for something) a short form of a word, etc. What's the abbreviation for “Saint”?
  2. 2 [uncountable] the process of abbreviating something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: abbreviation