Abbreviations are shortened forms of words. You probably use abbreviations every day when you address your teachers. Some common abbreviations for titles include:

  • Mr.

  • Mrs.

  • Ms.

  • Dr.

Abbreviations are also used for calendar words, such as days of the week or months.

  • Jan. (January)

  • Oct. (October)

  • Mon. (Monday)

  • Fri. (Friday)

Finally, address words can be abbreviated.

  • St. (Street)

  • Rd. (Road)


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