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abbreviations

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199666317
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191800979
abbreviations

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There are several kinds of abbreviations: shortenings, contractions, initialisms, and acronyms. 1 Shortenings of words, though formerly condemned by literary

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