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Title: Abbreviations


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Abbreviations
  • An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word
  • Many abbreviations begin with a capital letter
    and end with a period

2
Titles of people
  • Mister
  • A married woman
  • Senior
  • Junior
  • Doctor

Mr.
Mrs.
Sr.
Jr.
Dr.
3
InitialsThe initials get capitalized, and a
period is placed after the initial
  • e b white
  • dr martin l king, jr
  • mister b trumbull
  • molly m jenkins

E. B. White
Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.
Mr. B. Trumbull
Molly M. Jenkins
4
Street Abbreviations
  • Street
  • Avenue
  • Drive
  • Road

St.
Ave.
Dr.
Rd.
5
Times of day
A.M.
  • Before noon
  • After noon

P.M.
6
Days of the week
Mon.
  • monday
  • tuesday
  • wednesday
  • thursday
  • friday
  • saturday
  • sunday

Tues.
Wed.
Thurs.
Fri.
Sat.
Sun.
7
Months of the year
  • january
  • february
  • march
  • april
  • august
  • september

Jan.
Feb.
Mar.
Apr.
Aug.
Sept.
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