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abbreviation

A set of letters that are drawn from a word or from a sequence of words and used for brevity in place of the full word or phrase.

Abbreviation

A shortening of a phrase to its key letters.
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power: objektplanung engineering structures with specialized planning structural design for replacement building is abbreviated as: op engineering structures with fachplanung twp.
Additional features of the Emax Link metal-enclosed abbreviated switchgear include:
Since many companies, particularly those that are small and medium-sized, only file abbreviated accounts with Companies House, figures such as turnover, profit and cost of sales are often difficult to ascertain.
Single Touch Systems, the leader in Abbreviated Dial Codes, continues to position itself in the forefront of the wireless industry by providing access to its simple to use ADC technology to over 215 million cell phone users across every major US carrier.
Companies choosing to file abbreviated accounts run the risk of being branded with a poor credit rating, irrespective of their true profitability and cash strength," he added.
This can be abbreviated to gov't in headlines as a last resort, but it is preferable to list the specific agency, such as SEC or IRS.
Windows monitors which functions you use most and will display an abbreviated menu tailored to your needs, which could look like this:
There are also those facilities that are more involved with sub-acute and managed care that prefer the traditional LTC survey because of its clinical elements, which the new abbreviated survey doesn't have.
Castration: An Abbreviated History of Western Manhood.
Abbreviated accounts allow small companies to publish their financial results without disclosing commercially-sensitive information.
We can help students (re-) capture the power and wonder of the novel by simultaneously involving them in numerous explications of text and in a mode of scholarship seldom seen today--a present state of studies--that needs merely to focus in an abbreviated manner on one of the most fundamental aspects of the genre, the one in which it is written: time.