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Tem 12 letras ( a b b r e v i a t i o n )         6 vogais ( a e i a i o )         6 consoantes ( b b r v t n )         Palavra ao contrário noitaiverbba

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* abbr., abbrv., abbrev.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

First attested 1400–50. From Middle English _abbreviacioun_, from Middle French _abreviation_, from Late Latin _abbreviātiō_, from _ab_ (“from”) + _abbreviō_ (“make brief”), from Latin _ad_ + _breviō_ (“shorten”), from _brevis_ (“short”).

First attested 1400–50. From Middle English abbreviacioun, from Middle French abreviation, from Late Latin abbreviātiō, from ab (from) + abbreviō (make brief), from Latin ad + breviō (shorten), from brevis (short).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˌbriː.viˈeɪ.ʃən/ * (General American) IPA(key): /əˌbri.viˈeɪ.ʃn̩/ * Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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ABBREVIATION (_plural_ ABBREVIATIONS) * The result of shortening or reducing; abridgment. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.] * (linguistics) A shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, utilizing omission of letters, and sometimes substitution of letters, or duplication of initial letters to signify plurality, including signs such as, +, =, @. [Late 16th century.] * The process of abbreviating. [Mid 16th century.] * (music) A notation used in music score to denote a direction, as pp or mf. * (music) One or more dashes through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, demisemiquavers, or hemidemisemiquavers. * Any convenient short form used as a substitution for an understood or inferred whole. * the phrase "civil rights" is an _abbreviation_ for a whole complex of relationships. - PRES. TRUMAN'S COMITTEE ON CIVIL RIGHTS * (biology) Loss during evolution of the final stages of the ancestral ontogenetic pattern. * (mathematics) Reduction to lower terms, as a fraction. TRANSLATIONS

abbreviation (plural abbreviations)

  1. The result of shortening or reducing; abridgment. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
  2. (linguistics) A shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase, used to represent the whole, utilizing omission of letters, and sometimes substitution of letters, or duplication of initial letters to signify plurality, including signs such as, +, =, @. [Late 16th century.]
  3. The process of abbreviating. [Mid 16th century.]
  4. (music) A notation used in music score to denote a direction, as pp or mf.
  5. (music) One or more dashes through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, demisemiquavers, or hemidemisemiquavers.
  6. Any convenient short form used as a substitution for an understood or inferred whole.
  7. (biology) Loss during evolution of the final stages of the ancestral ontogenetic pattern.
  8. (mathematics) Reduction to lower terms, as a fraction.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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* acronym

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lesley Brown (editor), _The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary_, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3 * “abbreviation” in _The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition_, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000. * “abbreviation” in _Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1_, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006. * "abbreviation" in _WordNet 2.0_, Princeton University, 2003.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 3


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