Meaning of ABBREVIATION in English

ABBREVIATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ əbri:vieɪʃ(ə)n ]

( abbreviations)

An abbreviation is a short form of a word or phrase, made by leaving out some of the letters or by using only the first letter of each word.

The postal abbreviation for Kansas is KS.

N-COUNT

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