Abbreviation

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Acronyms
Lexicalised word made up from the initial letters of a phrase (LOL)
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Initialism
Word made from initial letters in which each letter is pronounced (eg. CD)
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Clipping
A new word is produced by shortening an existing one (eg. bra)
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Card 2

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Word made from initial letters in which each letter is pronounced (eg. CD)

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Initialism

Card 3

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A new word is produced by shortening an existing one (eg. bra)

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Card 4

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Card 5

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