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Adjective: abbreviated  u'bree-vee,ey-tid
  1. (of clothing) very short
    "an abbreviated swimsuit";
    - brief
  2. Cut short in duration
    "the abbreviated speech";
    - shortened, truncated
Verb: abbreviate  u'bree-vee,eyt
  1. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    "The manuscript must be abbreviated";
    - abridge, foreshorten, shorten, cut, contract, reduce
  2. Shorten
    "Abbreviate 'New York' and write 'NY'"

See also: short

Type of: decrease, lessen, minify, reduce

Encyclopedia: Abbreviated