[ uh-bree-vee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ əˈbri vi əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
serving to abbreviate or shorten: “IA” is an abbreviatory form of “Iowa.”
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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