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Practicing Abbreviations with VocabularySpellingCity
VocabularySpellingCity is a useful resource for practicing abbreviations. Recognizing common abbreviations is an important skill to have. An abbreviation is a shortened version of a word. Usually, but not always, the abbreviation consists of a letter or group of letters taken from a word or phrase. Acronyms are also commonplace in the world today. An acronym is an abbreviation that is usually formed by using the initial letters in a phrase or name.
VocabularySpellingCity now includes some abbreviations for titles, measurements, geographic terms, and other popular words.
Abbreviations at a glance:
Title Abbreviations: Dr., Pres., St., Jr., Mr., Mrs., Ms.
Popular Abbreviations: etc., Inc., Co., dept., hr.
Day Abbreviations: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Length Abbreviations: in., ft., yd., cm, mm
Metric Abbreviations: cc, mm, cm, kw
Standard Measurement Abbreviations: ft., gr., in., lb., oz., pt., qt., tsp., tbsp., yd.
Volume Abbreviations: tsp., tbsp., pt., qt., cc
Weight Abbreviations: oz., lb., gr.
General Geography Abbreviations: St., Ave., Ct., Ln., Blvd., Cir., mtn., Long., Rd., ft., Terr., Hwy., Pkwy.
US States Abbreviations: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
Canadian Provinces Abbreviations: AB, BC, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Australian Provinces Abbreviations: ACT, NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA