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

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English

shortening

Fr    abréviation, réduction3

nS

Synonym(s): abbreviation, reduction3

Related term(s): clipping

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 69; ERC: 712; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 208 (= clipping); Nash 1968: 216; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 3


English word list

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  shift
  shifter
  short
  short story
  shorten
  shortened1
  shortened2
shortening
  shorthand
  shortness
  show
  shwa
  sibilant
  sign1
  sign2

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