Meaning of ABBREVIATION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˌbrē-vē-ˈā-shən ]


Date: 15th century

1. : the act or result of abbreviating : abridgment

2. : a shortened form of a written word or phrase used in place of the whole

amt is an abbreviation for amount

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.