Abbreviation

Abbreviation is a short form of a word or phrase. ⁣ ⁣ Commonly, there are four main types of abbreviation, and the way that we write, punctuate and pronounce any abbreviation depends largely on its type:⁣ ⁣ Shortening is an abbreviation where the end of the full word has been cut off. ⁣ Corp. = Corporation⁣ app = application⁣ bike = bicycle⁣ ⁣ Contraction is an abbreviation where a bit of the full word has been cut out from inside. ⁣ govt = government⁣ ft = foot, feet⁣ let’s = let us⁣ ⁣ Initialism is an abbreviation made from the initial (first) letters of a group of words (and pronounced… Read More

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