Meaning of ABBREVIATION in English

ABBREVIATION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ common , standard

VERB + ABBREVIATION

▪ use

Abbreviations are used in the text to save space.

ABBREVIATION + VERB

▪ stand for

The ~ PC stands for ‘personal computer’.

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ for

AC is the standard ~ for ‘air conditioning’.

▪ ~ of

Ad lib is an ~ of the Latin phrase ‘ad libitum’.

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