Abbreviated Ab*bre"vi*a`ted, a. Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate. [1913 Webster]

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  • abbreviated — abbreviated; un·abbreviated; …   English syllables

  • abbreviated — index brief, compact (pithy), concise, laconic, minimal, succinct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • abbreviated — /euh bree vee ay tid/, adj. 1. shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic. 2. (of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit. 3. constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an… …   Universalium

  • abbreviated — UK [əˈbriːvɪˌeɪtɪd] / US [əˈbrɪvɪˌeɪtɪd] adjective shorter because some parts have been removed an abbreviated version of the text Derived word: abbreviate verb transitive Word forms abbreviate : present tense I/you/we/they abbreviate he/she/it… …   English dictionary

  • abbreviated — adjective 1. (of clothing) very short (Freq. 1) an abbreviated swimsuit a brief bikini • Syn: ↑brief • Similar to: ↑short 2. cut short in duration …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abbreviated — Abbreviate Ab*bre vi*ate, 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abbreviated — adjective /əˈbriːvieɪtɪd/ Shortened; relatively short. The abbreviated lesson only took fifteen minutes as opposed to an hour and a half. See Also: abbreviate, abbreviation, abbreviating …   Wiktionary

  • abbreviated — adj. Abbreviated is used with these nouns: ↑version …   Collocations dictionary

  • abbreviated — ab|bre|vi|at|ed [əˈbri:vieıtıd] adj made shorter ▪ Orders were passed to the commander at the front in an abbreviated form …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • abbreviated — ab|bre|vi|at|ed [ ə brivi,eıtıd ] adjective shorter because some parts have been removed: an abbreviated version of the text ╾ ab|bre|vi|ate verb transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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