Pronunciation: (u-brē'vē-ā"tid), [key]
1. shortened; made briefer: The rain led to an abbreviated picnic.
2. (of clothing) scanty; barely covering the body: an abbreviated bathing suit.
3. constituting a shorter or smaller version of: The large car was an abbreviated limousine.
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