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abreviación
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abreviación
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (abridged version of a work)
a. abridgment
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Este libro es una abreviación de "El conde de Montecristo", por Alexandre Dumas.This book is an abridgment of the "The Count of Monte Cristo," by Alexandre Dumas.
b. abridgement (United Kingdom)
Esta abreviación es 50% más corta que la versión no abreviada.This abridgment is 50% shorter than the unabridged version.
2. (act of abbreviating a work)
a. abridgment
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mi profesor de biología trabajó en la abreviación del libro de texto que usamos en su clase.My biology professor worked on the abridgment of the textbook we use in his class.
b. abridgement (United Kingdom)
La editora está trabajando en la abreviación del clásico danés y espera publicarlo el próximo año.The editor is working on the abridgement of the Danish classic and is hoping to publish it next year.
3. (act of shortening)
a. abbreviation
La abreviación de palabras en español que tienen que ver con el ambiente educativo es muy común, como "profe" para "profesor" y "uni" para "universidad.The abbreviation of Spanish words in educational settings is quite common, such as "profe" for “profesor” and "uni" for "universidad."
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abreviación
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de texto)
a. abridgment
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abreviación
abridgement; shortening
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