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OTHER WORDS FROM abbreviateab·bre·vi·a·tor, noun
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Many places might require advance reservations and have abbreviated hours, so check their websites in advance.
Baltimore is on track to finish last in the AL East for the fourth time in five seasons, with the only outlier being last year’s pandemic-abbreviated season, when the Orioles finished fourth, one game ahead of the Red Sox.Flailing toward history, the Orioles approach another monumental low|Neil Greenberg, Matt Bonesteel|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
Often abbreviated to TW, tongue weight is the force that a trailer’s tongue exerts on the ball hitch.What the towing capacity numbers on your truck really mean|Jonathon Klein/Car Bibles|August 24, 2021|Popular-Science
Ever since the 17th century, when mariners began seeking the mythologized Northwest Passage above Canada, the great sail over the top of the world has been an object of desire because of its potential to abbreviate transit times.
This somber performance, even when abbreviated to just nine minutes, should make spectators profoundly uncomfortable.In the galleries: A painful, political take on the art of cruel shoes|Mark Jenkins|April 9, 2021|Washington Post
And it's easier to delay something than to make something happen, so things tended to elongate rather than abbreviate.
In all letters of this sort they always abbreviate some words; it looks more business-like.Marjorie's Busy Days|Carolyn Wells
On the days when there is washing or sweeping or baking to do she will have to abbreviate other things.The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman
Gentlemen, I have seen fit to abbreviate the King's message.Makers of Madness|Hermann Hagedorn
Every thing tends in a wonderful manner to abbreviate itself and yield its own virtue to him.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
By this time you can pretty well imagine them, and my story is likely to be too long, unless I abbreviate.The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems|Frances Fuller Victor