Example sentences for: abbreviation

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

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

  • Recently, three economists named Harold Cole, George Mailath, and Andrew Postlewaite (for whom I will use the collective abbreviation CMP) have proposed a compromise between the two theories: On the one hand, people do not care directly about their relative positions in the wealth distribution.

  • 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:

  • Nevertheless, NoLIta, as the area is disagreeably called (the abbreviation stands for North of Little Italy), has become a style incubator for the rest of the city, which means for the country, which means for the world.

  • David Galef's article, F U Cn Rd Ths [XXII,4,15], brought to mind a puzzling abbreviation I noticed on highway signs when I moved to Los Angeles some years ago.


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