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uhb ree vee ay shuhn

  • n  a shortened form of a word or phrase
  • n  shortening something by omitting parts of it

  • Many such errors result from unclear abbreviations and dosage indications and illegible writing on some of the 3.
  • The team's $65 million park isn't just a respite from the city and its environs but a summation of them, an abbreviation for the place in all its aspects--its mountains and its .
  • The messages were often written in a kind of furious shorthand, using abbreviations, initials and acronyms at every opportunity, as though the writer were too rushed to tap out the .
News & Articles

  • Goodbye, Old Paint
    I've read that the abbreviation "GOP," short for "Grand Old Party," a nickname of the Republican Party, may be on the way out, some newspapers now banning it. by Doug Smith I've read that the abbreviation "GOP," short for "Grand Old Party," a nickname of the Republican Party, may be on the way out, some newspapers now banning it. (A fan of GOP says he's heard that newspapers may be on the way ...
    June 5, 2013 - Arkansas Times
  • London Islamic Center Fire Is Under Close Police Scrutiny
    Two weeks after the brutal murder of a British soldier that brought a rise in hate crimes against Muslims in the U.K., a fire devastated an Islamic community center in London Wednesday. Scotland Yard says the cause of the blaze is being treated as suspicious. "Graffiti was found amid the charred ruins, including an abbreviation for a far right anti-Muslim fringe group," NPR's Philip Reeves ...
    June 5, 2013 - KERA North Texas
Quotes

  • Shashi Tharoor in Hindustan Times
    American abbreviation for their policy is Af-Pak and I see India in neither of those two abbreviations. Afghanistan and Pakistan are the focus of this policy and focus of President Obama's speech,Tharoor said.
  • Mesut Ozil in Soccer America
    But Mesut Ozil says of his Messi nickname, "I believe it's an abbreviation of Mesut and has nothing to do with Lionel Messi."
  • Emily Post in Pasadena Star-News
    If you are obliged to cross in front of someone ...... say `Thank you' or `Thank you very much' or `I am very sorry,' Post wrote. "Do not say `Pardon me' or `Beg pardon.' Beg pardon, which is an abbreviation, is one of the phrases never...

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