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  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1
  abrégé2
  abréger
abréviation
  abruption
  absolu
  absorption1
  abstraction
  abstrait
  accent1
  accent2

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abbreviation

Fr    abréviation, réduction3

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Synonym(s): reduction3, shortening

Related term(s): acronym, acronym formation, alphabet-based word creation, alphabetism, clipping, initialism

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 69; Crystal 2003: 1; Doke 1935: 39; ELL: 5067; ERC: 712; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 1; Nash 1968: 3; Onishi 1981: 1; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 3; Quirk etal. 1985: 1580


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abbreviation
  ABC book
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abecedary
  aberrant
  abessive
  ability
  A-binding
  ablative
  ablative absolute
  ablaut
  able to be generated
  abnormal
  A-bound

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