How to use Abbreviate in a sentence

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  • If the space is small, you can always abbreviate.

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  • We were forced to abbreviate our trip due to the bad weather.

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  • Ordinary algebra developed very gradually as a kind of shorthand, devised to abbreviate the discussion of arithmetical problems and the statement of arithmetical facts.

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  • People who use their middle name as their first name many times abbreviate their first name to an initial.

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  • In order to avoid confusion, I never abbreviate my name in my signature.

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  • Please abbreviate the months when writing dates in this document.

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  • People often abbreviate names of universities to their acronyms, for ease of conversation.

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  • When transcribing, you should abbreviate words to speed up the process.

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  • Abbreviate words like teaspoon and tablespoon to tsp and tbsp, respectively, to save space when writing recipes.

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  • The importance of the Exchange as a bargaining centre is fairly maintained, though buyers are assiduously cultivated in their own offices, and the telephone has done a good deal to abbreviate n.`egotiation.

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  • Division.-In the same way, in performing approximate division, we can at a certain stage begin to abbreviate the divisor, taking off one figure (but with correction of the final figure of the partial product) at each stage.

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  • The relief of symptoms in whoopingcough is sharply to be distinguished from any influence on the course of the disease, since the drug does not abbreviate its duration by a single day.

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  • It was only just to abbreviate the terms; under the old sentence the transportee knew that if well conducted he would spend the greater part of it in comparative freedom.

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  • The fundamentally enumerative character of the process is clearly not cancelled by the recognition that it is possible to abbreviate it by means of technique.

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