Example sentences for: abbreviation

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

  • Walker made a plea not to adopt the abbreviation "SBIR" because it is already used to designate small business innovation research grants by federal agencies.

  • The French adopted the habit as an intensifier of musculine nouns, proper and improper, and this too became mostly pejorative, as in mouchard sneak or informer (from mouche fly), and froussard coward (from frousse fright), and bastard , a trenchant abbreviation of fils de bast pack-saddle child.

  • Denarius was the source of the abbreviation d for the former English penny.

  • Representatives of the fifty-two nations that met in Budapest in December voted to change the name of their organization, the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe, to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe, creating a new abbreviation, OSCE .

  • 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.


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