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Noun
The process of abbreviating something
“Nevertheless, abbreviation pays off in having everything fit into a tight volume.”
Noun
A shortened form of a word or phrase
“That's a particularly dour abbreviation - Normal Operating Procedure - but I don't claim to have invented that one.”
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