abreviación

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Spanish[edit]

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).