Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.

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  • adjective Shortened; made briefer.
  • adjective Relatively short; shorter than normal, or compared to others.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abbreviate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (of clothing) very short
  • adjective cut short in duration

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Examples

  • Unfortunately, the overwhelming majority of Floridians with financial means and political clout with the GOP power structure have bought into this increasingly popular, albeit wrongheaded, system of what I call abbreviated education on the cheap.

    South of the Suwannee

  • Unfortunately, the overwhelming majority of Floridians with financial means and political clout with the GOP power structure have bought into this increasingly popular, albeit wrongheaded, system of what I call abbreviated education on the cheap.

    Archive 2003-07-01

  • The acronym abbreviated two Russian words, Avtomat Kalashnikova, the automatic by Kalashnikov, a nod to Senior Sergeant Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov, a twenty-nine-year-old former tank commander to whom the army and the Communist Party formally attributed the weapon’s design.

    The Gun

  • The bigger punch-line, however, is that the founders of the social media site that requires its users to write in abbreviated, acronymized snippets have launched their own wine label to raise money for — of all things — literacy.

    Literacy News – 48th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • Taken as a whole, these work represent the captured moments of stillness, where the corporeal world merges - in abbreviated gestures - with the spiritual.

    Spotlight: Summer Mann Paintings at RoseGallery

  • Taken as a whole, these work represent the captured moments of stillness, where the corporeal world merges - in abbreviated gestures - with the spiritual.

    Spotlight: Summer Mann Paintings at RoseGallery

  • Taken as a whole, these work represent the captured moments of stillness, where the corporeal world merges - in abbreviated gestures - with the spiritual.

    Spotlight: Summer Mann Paintings at RoseGallery

  • The bigger punch-line, however, is that the founders of the social media site that requires its users to write in abbreviated, acronymized snippets have launched their own wine label to raise money for — of all things — literacy.

    Literacy News – 51th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • Taken as a whole, these work represent the captured moments of stillness, where the corporeal world merges - in abbreviated gestures - with the spiritual.

    Spotlight: Summer Mann Paintings at RoseGallery

  • Taken as a whole, these work represent the captured moments of stillness, where the corporeal world merges - in abbreviated gestures - with the spiritual.

    Spotlight: Summer Mann Paintings at RoseGallery

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