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abbreviation pronounced as a word acronym
abbreviation of a word by omitting the final sound or sounds apocope
informal British abbreviation of approval appro
colloquial British abbreviation choc
colloquial British abbreviation for chocolate ice cream choc-ice
abbreviation for combination vaccine against diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus toxoids; usually given in a series of injections in early childhood DPT vaccine
attorney abbreviation esq.
list extender abbreviation et al
catchall abbreviation et al. , etc.
inclusive abbreviation et al. , etc.
informal abbreviation of `gentleman' gent
abbreviation for `hazardous material' used on warning signs HAZMAT
abbreviation pronounced letter by letter initialism
abbreviation or sign representing a word ($) logogram , logograph
sign or abbreviation representing word logogram , logograph
Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something N.B. , NB , nota bene
abbreviation of pantomime panto
informal abbreviation of `representative' rep
British abbreviation of `university'; usually refers to Oxford University or Cambridge University varsity
abbreviation for videocassette recorder VCR
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