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Category:Abbreviations

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Yet each man kills the thing he loves from all let this be heard some does it with a bitter look some with a flattering word the coward does it with a kiss the brave man with the sword.
Oscar Wilde
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Abbreviations are shortened forms of words. Acronyms and initialisms are sub-categories of abbreviations:

  • Acronyms are pronounced as the "word" they would spell (e.g., NATO).
  • Initialisms are pronounced letter by letter (e.g., USA).

This category lists translingual abbreviations that do not fall into those two sub-classifications. Pages are added to this category using {{abbreviation}}, or to a subcategory using {{abbreviation|Language}}.

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Subcategories

This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.