acortamiento

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from acortar (to shorten).

Noun[edit]

acortamiento m (plural acortamientos)

  1. (linguistics) shortening
  2. (astronomy) curtation

Usage notes[edit]

Examples include foto (photo), from fotografía (photograph) and súper (super), from supermercado (supermarket).

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