Example sentences for: abbreviated

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

  • Judging by the magazine savvy of today's responses, I face tomorrow with confidence, eager to see you react to the premiere issue of Talk (as I understand it, an abbreviated form of the original title All Talk, No Action ), proud to be among we few, we happy few, we band of quizzers.

  • One segment of the armed forces is the Construction Batallion, which was quickly abbreviated to C.B.

  • Names of apples like cleopatra and democrat, of potatoes like bintje, black derwent, and kennebec, carry a Tasmanian stamp (in Australia at any rate), as does the mutton bird (the shearwater, Puffinus tenuirostris )—which has given Tasmanian English the verb mutton bird or in its abbreviated form bird, as well as lexical oddities like dizz (`cook a mutton bird') for those foolhardy enough to contemplate such a feat.

  • Inspectors and Chief Inspectors are never abbreviated or otherwise jargonized.

  • To give an abbreviated answer, they are subjective probabilities that take into consideration all of the researcher's knowledge, except the point estimate for the parameter of interest they have calculated (in the above example that would be the annual disease incidence) and any prior beliefs about what the true value of that parameter is.


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