• US /əˌbriviˈeʃən/
  • UK /əˌbri:viˈeɪʃn/
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  • n. 簡略 ; 簡稱 ; 縮寫 ; 約分 ; 省略法 ; 簡譜;
  • The term UFO is an abbreviation for Unidentified Flying Object

十分鐘讀懂英文史 (The History of English in 10 Minutes)

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  1. why bother writing a sentence when an abbreviation would do

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【TED】張彤禾: 中國工人的心聲 (Leslie T. Chang: The voices of China's workers)

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  1. all she could do was parrot a garbled abbreviation

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【實用】ASAP 是什麼!十個你應該知道的英文縮寫 (Learn English: 10 Abbreviations You Should Know)

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  1. so first of all, what is an abbreviation? well, here's a clue in the word. you have

  2. our second abbreviation, "rsvp". what does it mean, "rsvp"? it means, "please reply."

    第二個縮寫是"RSVP"這是什麼意思呢?這代表"Please reply"請回覆
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全球最常見用字ok (The history of the word okay)

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  1. the real story of okay is hilarious. in 1839, an abbreviation craze was sweeping boston.

  2. charles gordon greene, editor of the boston morning post, came up with an abbreviation, ok,

    波士頓日報編輯Charles Gordon Greene想出了這個縮寫OK,
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如何稱呼他人 (Speak English: What to call people)

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  1. sort of like an abbreviation of "madam". so, "madam" or "ma'am".

    性質上像是"madam"的縮寫。因此,"madam" 或是 "ma'am"。
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【英文技巧】必學!托福與雅思的終極筆記技巧! (TOEFL & IELTS skills - Notetaking)

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  1. we're looking at abbreviations. an "abbreviation" means taking a word and squeezing it, making

  2. it shorter. so the abbreviation for abbreviation is "abbr." okay? abbreviation. the most important

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人性能不能被自動校正? (Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?)

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  1. do i not have the patience to have conversation without abbreviation?

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  1. A shortened form of a word or phrase. - Types of abbreviations: There are four main kinds of abbreviations: shortenings, contractions, initialisms, and acronyms. 1 Shortenings of words usually consist of the first few letters of the full form and are usually spelled with a final period when they are still regarded as abbreviations, for example, cont. = continued, in = inch. In the cases when they form words in their own right, the period is omitted, for example, hippo = hippopotamus, limo = limousine. Such shortenings are often but not always informal. Some become the standard forms, and the full forms are then regarded as formal or technical, for example, bus = omnibus, taxi = taxicab, deli = delicatessen, zoo = zoological garden. Sometimes shortenings are altered to facilitate their pronunciation or spelling: bike = bicycle2 Contractions are abbreviated forms in which letters from the middle of the full form have been omitted, for example, Dr. = doctor, St. = saint or street. Such forms are invariably followed by a period. Another kind of contraction is the type with an apostrophe marking the omission of letters: can't = cannot, didn't = did not, you've = you have. 3 Initialisms are made up of the initial letters of words and are pronounced as separate letters: CIA (or C.I.A.), NYC, pm (or p.m.), U.S. (or US). Practice varies with regard to periods, with current usage increasingly in favor of omitting them, especially when the initialism consists entirely of capital letters. 4 Acronyms are initialisms that have become words in their own right, or similar words formed from parts of several words. They are pronounced as words rather than as a series of letters, for example, AIDS, laser, scuba, UNESCO, and do not have periods. In many cases the acronym becomes the standard term and the full form is only used in explanatory contexts.
    An example of an abbreviation is abbr, which is short for "abbreviation".
  2. see [abbr.]
  3. The fastest way to get a "def" on
    Bill: Dude, I want to put something on! Ted: Bro, just make an abbreviation out of a commonly used phrase and it'll be on in no time.