Translation of abbreviate in Spanish:

abbreviate

abreviar, v.

Pronunciation /əˈbriviˌeɪt//əˈbriːvɪeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (word/title) abreviar
    (account) resumir
    • I've got to agree with her about people abbreviating words when sending text messages.
    • If you're registered with a username longer than five or six letters, it kindly abbreviates the name for this tab (said tab being a fixed width on screen, obviously).
    • ‘You are so used to abbreviating things, you just start doing it unconsciously on schoolwork and reports and other things,’ said a student in New Jersey.
    • Around this time she met the famous photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and abbreviated her name to Dora Maar.
    • The name is usually abbreviated to poliomyelitis, or more commonly, polio.
    • The summary that follows will be necessarily abbreviated.
    • Due to the large numbers of those indicted, the court clerks eventually tired of writing the charge in full and began to abbreviate it.
    • It isn't an easy read, mostly because the skinny format abbreviates names to three letters, often beyond recognition.
    • Here we greatly abbreviate our summary of the book to focus on its limitations.
    • In order to save typing, many people will abbreviate common words and phrases.
    • Europeans abbreviate dates in reverse, and doing it wrong could invalidate your card.
    • I should probably explain that that's how Krista abbreviates her full name, which is Kristine.
    • When there are lots of documents to be signed, I choose to abbreviate my signature.
    • I wish subtitles didn't have to abbreviate the dialogue though.
    • When I'm composing my reviews, I often abbreviate the movie title, then use Microsoft Word's replace function to fill in the title in its entirety.
    • Such an establishment was called a café concert or café conc’ (be careful not to abbreviate it further).