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abbreviate

US [əˈbriːviːeɪt]
UK 
  • v.缩写;缩短;缩写为;简称
  • Web节略;省略;简略
Past Participle:abbreviated  Present Participle:abbreviating  Simple Present:abbreviates  
abbreviate
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[usupass]
~ sth (to sth)
缩略;把(词语、名称)缩写(成…)to make a word, phrase or name shorter by leaving out letters or using only the first letter of each word
the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (usually abbreviated to JPL)
喷气推进实验室(通常缩写成 JPL)

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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