Adjective "abbreviated" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/əˈbriːvɪeɪtɪd/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Shortened; cut short.
  1. 'we intended to run an abbreviated event'
  2. 'The name was coined in the twentieth century from the Greek mol, which is an abbreviated form of the word molecule.'
  3. 'To view the acronym simply put your mouse over the abbreviated word or acronym to get the full meaning of the word.'
  4. 'His answers, progressively more abbreviated, were reduced at times to up or down nods.'
  5. 'Today, SMS text messaging is language at its most abbreviated.'
  6. 'The young officers, who carry handguns, must complete an abbreviated stint at the Cape May County Police Academy.'

Definitions

1. shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic.

2. (of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit.

3. constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an abbreviated limousine.

More examples(as adjective)

"sessions can be abbreviated."

"applications can be abbreviated."

"versions can be abbreviated."

"weeks can be abbreviated."

"listings can be abbreviated."

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