abreviación

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abbreviātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /abɾebjaˈθjon/, [aβɾeβjaˈθjõn]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /abɾebjaˈsjon/, [aβɾeβjaˈsjõn]

Noun[edit]

abreviación f (plural abreviaciones)

  1. (linguistics) reduction

Usage notes[edit]

In Spanish there are several types of reductions that can happen to language: abreviatura (abbreviation), acortamiento (shortening), acrónimo (phonetic acronym), sigla (any acronym), símbolo (symbol).

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