Example sentences for: abbreviation

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

  • 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:

  • Along the same lines, though somewhat more involved, is the word pécu `toilet paper' (from PQ , itself a punnish abbreviation of papier cul ), which has also come to mean a pompous piece of writing, with the corresponding verb pécufier .

  • Short acronyms are especially problematic (for example, 'CT', the abbreviation for 'calcitonin' can be found in the title of over 20,000 abstracts, of which only 25 contain the term 'calcitonin').

  • Anoquodor ( adj .) Abbreviation for anno quo domini.

  • 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.


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