abbreviated abbreviated  /əb ˈri vi ˌeɪ təd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of clothing) very short
  2. (adj) cut short in duration

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The abbreviated addresses that TinyURL generates are fewer than 20 characters long and never expire.
  2. The Army and the White House insist the abbreviated training was adequate.
  3. Step 2: repeat for 20 or so abbreviated chapters.

News

  1. US Peptides Discusses HGH and Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides and How They Affect Performance

    MIAMI, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Human Growth Hormone, abbreviated as HGH, functions much like it sounds. The hormone stimulates growth, cell reproduction, and regeneration of bones and ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Wizards to host Nerlens Noel on Saturday

    Noel played an abbreviated season for Kentucky before suffering a season-ending injury.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. MLS Power Rankings: Trying to make sense of Yallop's exit

    MLS was overshadowed by the U.S. men's national team's continued World Cup qualification effort, but plenty transpired in an abbreviated Week 15, including a stunning coaching change in San Jose:
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "As I stand before you today, it is my sad duty to announce ...... it no longer is practical to conduct even an abbreviated season," commissioner Gary Bettman said.
    on Feb 16, 2005 By: Gary Bettman Source: Seattle Times

  2. Mr Murdoch said at the time that he had impressed on the parties he had been in negotiations with "the need to be able to conclude the arrangements in an abbreviated time period".
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Lachlan Murdoch Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "He's (Dhoni) such a danger to play against. I would like to see him bat up the order especially in the abbreviated version of the game. You want your best batsmen to face as many deliveries as possible," Gilchrist told reporters here today.
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Adam Gilchrist Source: Press Trust of India

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