abbreviated: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-brē'vē-ā"tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic.
  2. (of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit.
  3. constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an abbreviated limousine.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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