Example sentences for: abbreviate

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

  • In World War II, the need for a general-purpose vehicle was satisfied with the development of a means of transportation referred to by the government with astonishing directness and candor as a general-purpose vehicle . The army, quick to abbreviate everything, began to refer to the vehicle as a g.p.

  • The province’s largest town (where it is the custom never to abbreviate “Saint” to ���St.”

  • In reality, police never abbreviate this rank.

  • Borrowings from other languages frequently undergo sea changes, but when they are complicated by the tendency of colloquial Hebrew to abbreviate, the results are frequently weird and wonderful.

  • It appears unlikely that this is related to a calcium overload state as diastolic pressures do not rise with high perfusate calcium or dobutamine, and pressure waveforms abbreviate with dobutamine.

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