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Definition of "abbreviations" [abbreviations]

  • Plural form of abbreviation. (noun)

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Use "abbreviations" in a sentence
  • "This is a generation already embracing text-messaging and speaking in abbreviations out loud (lol, omg, etc.) ... it might seem persnickety, but I think some traditions exist for very good reasons and people often underestimate the culture-changing effects of language."
  • "But I find that defined-term abbreviations tend to make contracts much more reasonable."
  • "The Chinese government sent a notice earlier this month to major broadcasters "asking them to avoid using certain English abbreviations in Chinese programs," China Daily reported Wednesday, citing sources at China Central Television and Beijing Television."