abbreviate

英 [ə'briːvɪeɪt] 美 [ə'brivɪ'et]
  • vt. 缩写,使省略;使简短
  • vi. 使用缩写词
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abbreviate 缩短

前缀ab-同ad-,去,往。词根brev, 短,同brief. 前缀ad-在字母b开头词根前同化为ab.

abbreviate
abbreviate: see brief
abbreviate (v.)
mid-15c., from Latin abbreviatus, past participle of abbreviare "to shorten" (see abbreviation). Also sometimes 15c. abbrevy, from Middle French abrevier (14c.), from Latin abbreviare. Related: Abbreviated; abbreviating.
1. Also , try to avoid abbreviations. If you must abbreviate, use standard abbreviations.
避免用缩略语, 如果必须, 要用标准缩略语.

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2. We shall abbreviate'directed graph'to digraph.
我们将把“有方向的图”简称为方向图.

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3. She had lost the power to abbreviate the remaining steps of the way.
她丧失了缩短这最后几步路的能力.

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4. If delete, do not weigh, undertake abbreviate to this article.
把不重要是删除, 对该文章进行缩写.

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5. Because of its English abbreviate is APEC, also abbreviation is Yapeike.
因其英文缩写为APEC, 也简称为亚佩克.

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