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

【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

    她只是在機械式般模仿說些似是而非的英文縮寫
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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.

    真正okay字源故事其實挺好笑的。在1839年,波士頓掀起了一陣使用縮寫的風潮。
  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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英國人教你如何寫/說日期 (DATES & YEARS in British & American English)

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  1. now, the abbreviation of ordinal numbers are as follows: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th.

    接下來是序數的簡寫:第一 (1st)、第二 (2nd)、第三 (3rd)、第四 (4th)、第五 (5th)
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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 urbandictionary.com.
    Bill: Dude, I want to put something on urbandictionary.com! Ted: Bro, just make an abbreviation out of a commonly used phrase and it'll be on in no time.