abbreviator

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abbreviātor. Compare French abbréviateur.

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Noun[edit]

abbreviator (plural abbreviators)

  1. Agent noun of abbreviate; one who abbreviates or shortens. [Early 16th century.][1]
  2. (historical, Roman Catholicism) One of a college of seventy-two officers of the papal court whose duty is to make a short minute of a decision on a petition, or reply of the pope to a letter, and afterwards expand the minute into official form. [Mid 16th century.][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 “abbreviator” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, →ISBN, page 3.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

abbreviātor

  1. second-person singular future passive imperative of abbreviō
  2. third-person singular future passive imperative of abbreviō

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
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Døren til huset til Prospero Mochi (Pavens abbreviator fra 16-hundretallet) i Via Dei Coronari, Roma. – Door of the house of Prospero Mochi (16th century Pope's abbreviator) in Via dei Coronari, Rome.

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin abbreviātor. Compare French abbréviateur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abreʋɪˈɑːtur/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːtur
  • Hyphenation: ab‧bre‧vi‧a‧tor

Noun[edit]

abbreviator m (definite singular abbreviatoren, indefinite plural abbreviatorer, definite plural abbreviatorene)

  1. (historical, Roman Catholicism) abbreviator, one of a college of seventy-two officers of the papal court whose duty is to make a short minute of a decision on a petition, or reply of the pope to a letter, and afterwards expand the minute into official form.
    Pius II opprettet i 1463 et kollegium av abbreviatorer
    Pius II established in 1463 a college of abbreviators

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