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abbreviation meaning

EN[əˌbriː.viˈeɪ.ʃən] [əˌbri.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩] [-eɪʃən]
WAbbreviation
  • For the <abbr> HTML tag, see HTML element <abbr>.
  • An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened form of a word or phrase. Usually, but not always, it consists of a letter or group of letters taken from the word or phrase.
  • In strict analysis, abbreviations should not be confused with contractions or acronyms (including initialisms), with which they share some semantic and phonetic functions, though all three are connoted by the term "abbreviation" in loose parlance.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of abbreviation for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "abbreviation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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