[ uh-bree-vee-ey-tid ]
/ əˈbri viˌeɪ tɪd /
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.
Is USA A Noun Or Adjective?USA is an abbreviation for the United States of America. US tends to be the more popular way to abbreviate United States. Both of these abbreviations can serve as either adjectives or nouns. However, some style guides prefer United States as the noun form and US as the adjective form. USA USA is a noun because United States of America is a noun. A noun …
Related formsun·ab·bre·vi·at·ed, adjective
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She always called him by his unabbreviated name when she was irritated.Flamsted quarries|Mary E. Waller
No one within his memory had ever called Adriance by his unabbreviated name.A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram
At work and at play, at home and abroad, he would remain plain, unabbreviated “Rupert.”Flaming June|Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey