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Definitions of abbreviate:

part of speech: verb transitive

To make brief or short: to abridge.

part of speech: verb

To shorten; to reduce to a smaller size; to abridge.

part of speech: verb transitive

To shorten, as by contraction of a word, as Dec. for December.

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enucleate

To bring out, as a kernel from its enveloping husk: to uncover: to make manifest or plain: to disentangle: to solve. " Elucidating what was obscure, enucleating what was hard."- Dr. Sclater. ...

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