abbreviates is abbreviate's Simple Present

abbreviate

US [əˈbriːviːeɪt]
UK 
  • v.缩短;缩写为;简称;省略
  • Web英文缩略语
Past Participle:abbreviated  Present Participle:abbreviating  Simple Present:abbreviates  
v.
1.
缩短;缩写为;简称
2.
节略,省略,缩写
3.
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