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Definition 1: shortening something by omitting parts of it - [noun denoting act]

(abbreviation is a kind of ...) act of decreasing in length

"the dress needs shortening"

Definition 2: a shortened form of a word or phrase - [noun denoting communication]

(abbreviation is a kind of ...) the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something

"the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached"

(... is a kind of abbreviation ) abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds

"the British get `pud' from `pudding' by apocope"

(... is a kind of abbreviation ) an abbreviation formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name and pronounced separately

"HTML is an initialism for HyperText Markup Language"

(abbreviation is the usage domain for ...) an informal British abbreviation of approval

"he accepted it on appro"

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