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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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Compared with conventional budgeting, where managers could participate with relative ease, they found it hard to get involved in the budget preparation and negotiation process under ABB.
A computer system designed to support an ABC process may not be well suited for ABB.
"ABB has invested more than $13 billion in the United States over the past 10 years, this is our largest market," said Greg Scheu, president of the Americas for ABB. "The company will continue to invest in the products it makes here, as well as the people responsible for their manufacture.
An analyst said: 'The banks could want to break up ABB. There are a lot of good assets there and the company is just sitting without a clear strategy.