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  abaisser
  A-barre
  A-barre lié
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abécédaire
  aberrant
  abessif
  ablatif
  ablatif absolu
  ablaut
  abrégé1
  abrégé2
  abréger
abréviation

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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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  a priori
  A-bar
  A-bar binding
  A-bar bound
  A-bar position
  abbreviate
  abbreviated
abbreviation
  ABC book
  abduction1
  abduction2
  abecedary
  aberrant
  abessive
  ability

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