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Meaning of abbreviated by Wiktionary Dictionary

abbreviated


    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /əˈbriːvieɪtɪd/

    Adjective

    abbreviated ( comparative more abbreviated, superlative most abbreviated )

    1. Shortened; relatively short .
      The abbreviated lesson only took fifteen minutes as opposed to an hour and a half .

    Related terms

    • abbreviate
    • abbreviation
    • abbreviating

    Verb

    abbreviated

    1. Simple past tense and past participle of abbreviate .

    Shorthand

    • Gregg ( Version: Centennial,Series 90,DJS,Simplified ): a - b - r - e - v - ia - td
    ( Version: Anniversary,Pre-Anniversary ): a - b - r - e - v - disjoined t


Explanation of abbreviated by Wordnet Dictionary

abbreviated


    Adjective
    1. ( of clothing ) very short

    2. an abbreviated swimsuit
    3. cut short in duration

    4. the abbreviated speech


    Definition of abbreviated by GCIDE Dictionary

    abbreviated


    1. Abbreviate ( ăbbrēvĭāt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abbreviated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abbreviating.] [L. abbreviatus, p. p. of abbreviare; ad + breviare to shorten, fr. brevis short. See Abridge.]
      1. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.

      It is one thing to abbreviate by contracting, another by cutting off. Bacon.

      2. ( Math. ) To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.

    2. Abbreviated ( ăbbrēvĭātĕd ), a. Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.