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abbreviated

[ uh-bree-vee-ey-tid ]
/ əˈbri viˌeɪ tɪd /
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adjective

shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic.
(of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit.
constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an abbreviated limousine.

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of abbreviated

First recorded in 1545–55; abbreviate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM abbreviated

un·ab·bre·vi·at·ed, adjective
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