Example sentences for: abbreviation

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

  • 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 .

  • ' ( `Intern .,' by the way, is not listed in the book as an abbreviation for `International,' only int . and intl .) On the other hand, some entries that have historical value are in (like N.R.A.

  • became the official abbreviation.

  • 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 .

  • Thus, Alice to Assy, Gilbert to Gib, Melissa to Misa, Philip to Phip or Pip, Walter to Wat --and perhaps Charles to Chaz , though I think that is just a joke pronunciation for the abbreviation Chas .

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