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Spell Check of abbreviation

Correct spelling: abbreviation

Definition of abbreviation:

1) a shortened form of a word or phrase

2) shortening something by omitting parts of it

3) The act of shortening, or reducing.

4) The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.

5) The form to which a word or phrase is reduced by contraction and omission; a letter or letters, standing for a word or phrase of which they are a part; as, Gen. for Genesis; U. S. A. for United States of America.

6) One dash, or more, through the stem of a note, dividing it respectively into quavers, semiquavers, or demi- semiquavers.

Common misspellings for abbreviation:

  • abreviation (37%)
  • abbrevation (10%)
  • abbriviation (10%)
  • abriviation (8%)
  • abrevation (7%)
  • abbrivation (4%)
  • abreveation (4%)
  • abrieviation (4%)
  • abrivation (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Examples of usage for abbreviation:

1) " Oh, purgatory," he said, finishing the abbreviation, and turning to his wife, who laughed at the idea, " we were talking about that just before you came up." - "The Mystery of the Locks", Edgar Watson Howe.

2) Footnote 31, printer's error, missing full stop after abbreviation, 'Phil Mag. - "Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy", John Ambrose Fleming.

3) We wondered where he lived, what his age was, and how he looked, it was not until quite late in boyhood that we learned that Anon was an abbreviation for anonymous, and that he was sometimes the best saint and at other times the most extraordinary villain. - "Around The Tea-Table", T. De Witt Talmage.

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