abbreviated

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adjective ab·bre·vi·at·ed \ ə-ˈbrē-vē-ˌā-təd \

Definition of abbreviated

1 :made shorter or briefer
  • an abbreviated word
  • an abbreviated session
  • an abbreviated version of the story
2 :relatively short or small :shorter or smaller than is normal or conventional
  • Their hourglass shape (a new trend this season even in alpine skis), metal edges, and abbreviated size make them easier to handle than traditional skis.
  • —Jena MacPherson
  • … an abbreviated version of an American amusement park.
  • —John P. Sisk

First Known Use of abbreviated

15th century



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