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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abbreviated, briefadjective

    (of clothing) very short

    "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"

  2. abbreviated, shortened, truncatedadjective

    cut short in duration

    "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"


  1. abbreviatedadjective

    Shortened; relatively short.

    The abbreviated lesson only took fifteen minutes as opposed to an hour and a half.


  1. abbreviated

    An abbreviation (from Latin brevis, meaning short) is a shortened form of a word or phrase, by any method. It may consist of a group of letters or words taken from the full version of the word or phrase; for example, the word abbreviation can itself be represented by the abbreviation abbr., abbrv., or abbrev.; NPO, for nil (or nothing) per (by) os (mouth) is an abbreviated medical instruction. It may also consist of initials only, a mixture of initials and words, or words or letters representing words in another language (for example, e.g., i.e. or RSVP). Some types of abbreviations are acronyms (some pronounceable, some initialisms) or grammatical contractions or crasis. An abbreviation is a shortening by any of these or other methods.


  1. abbreviated

    Abbreviated refers to something that has been shortened or condensed, usually in the form of an abbreviation. This could include words, phrases, or texts that have been reduced in length or scope but still retain their original meaning or content. In a broader context, it may also refer to any event or process that has been shortened or made brief.

  2. abbreviated

    Abbreviated refers to something that has been shortened or condensed, often by using initials or removing unnecessary parts. This could apply to words, phrases, texts or any kind of information. It is usually done to save time, space, or to make things simpler and easier to remember.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abbreviated

    of Abbreviate

  2. Abbreviatedadjective

    shortened; relatively short; abbreviate


  1. Abbreviated

    cut short; not of usual length.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of abbreviated in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of abbreviated in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of abbreviated in a Sentence

  1. Peter Cardillo:

    It’s an abbreviated session and volume is light, so the only conclusion is that the rally is not faltering for now, it does bode well for next month.

  2. Charlie Baker:

    We've been disappointed by the fact that even that abbreviated schedule hasn't been able to be maintained.

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