Example sentences for: abbreviation

How can you use “abbreviation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • became the official abbreviation.

  • It is unlikely to fail to play upon the suspicions of such a one that the composition of his most highly esteemed should be that most lately converted into a wan cinematic confection of fretsome abbreviation.

  • This form started its career in the mid 1980s in street-cred, an abbreviation of street credibility --popular approval in urban working class culture--but now is beginning to show signs of developing into a buzz-suffix in its own right:

  • We chose to retrieve entries containing the official gene name, abbreviation or aliases in the title field.

  • It is supposed, however, that it is an abbreviation for jeroboam, which started off life as a large bowl for holding wine [I Kings xi. 28/xiv. 16]; the addition of the suffixes -y, -ie, and -ey to the main stem of a word have always been popular ways of forming diminutives.


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