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How do you use the dictionary to find abbreviations for words?

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The online dictionary has a specific reference page for abbreviations. Go to the designated page for abbreviations, and look through it alphabetically or search for a term by typing it into the search bar.

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How do you use the dictionary to find abbreviations for words?
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The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary lists simple descriptions of acronyms and abbreviations within the online dictionary. The entries include clarifications of the abbreviations and their direct meanings. The abbreviations come from all areas of language and life, including common words, industry jargon, slang, medical terminology and archaic terms, among others.

Each letter has its own page, which allows the user to browse through the alphabet. The visitor can also search for a specific abbreviation in the search bar.

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