Meaning of ABBREVIATE in English

ABBREVIATE

v. 25B6; verb SHORTEN, reduce, cut, contract, condense, compress, abridge, truncate, pare down, prune, shrink, telescope; summarize, abstract, precis, synopsize, digest, edit.

lengthen, expand.

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