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Definition of 'abbreviate'

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  1. shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'"
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
       Synonyms: abridge foreshorten shorten cut contract reduce
       Antonyms: elaborate lucubrate expatiate exposit enlarge flesh out expand expound dilate

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