Example sentences for: abbreviation

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

  • (I find it convenient to distinguish an abbreviation as a shortening that is not or cannot be pronounced, like USA, UN, IOC, GB, NIH, NAS, RC, OED, IBM , etc., from an acronym as a shortening that is pronounced as a word, like ad lib, NASA, WREN, OPEC, COMSAT, NATO , etc.

  • 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.

  • became the official abbreviation.

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

  • Or he may use the other half for his abbreviation and say, I'm going on the dab for this.

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