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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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Creators with subscribers reaching hundreds of thousands will see their subscriber counts abbreviated to a flat hundred thousand.
Abbreviated and complete protocols were mixed in the two stages.
The decision to present the abbreviated comparability pathway as a separate, independent option was based on public health policy that took into account the political context at the time.
In fact, policy reform of health authority is sometimes associated with the application profile.[sup][9] Previously in a longitudinal manner, we analyzed the association between application profile and acceptance rate in corresponding to that the DMF filing has been launched since 2009.[sup][10] The author further demonstrated the effectiveness of simplified application by comparing the reviewing outcomes between the two dossier type-based applications.[sup][11] To reveal the influences in recent advancement of DMF policies, including abbreviated and mandatory submissions, this study aims to investigate the distribution of DMF applications in countries of manufacturers, therapeutic areas, and status of ten mandatory substances.
We sorted that little blunder out later that evening over an abbreviated round of laughter.
An abbreviated dial code is a simple mobile solution that provides marketers and advertisers with a quick and easy way of delivering an engaging experience to the mobile consumer, regardless of the consumer's device or carrier.
Geoff Wilcock, director of business information services at Jordans, said: "It is becoming increasingly difficult to see any real benefit from filing abbreviated accounts with Companies House.
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.
Sample questions for deliberation at the close of each chapter round out this excellent abbreviated survey of the story that scripture has to tell us.
Dean Elliott said that while he shares the concern about the abbreviated schedule, "you've got to work with the time you've got and we could meet at General Synod for two to three weeks and still say there isn't enough time."
Ten "Concert Arias" and seven selections of "Sacred Music" are worked through in abbreviated fashion for the final sections of the book.
This awful use of pet and abbreviated names is rife in football: 'Giggsy', 'Crouchie' etc.