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  • 1. ABBREVIATIONS
  • 2. ABBREVIATIONSUsed in tables, footnotes, endnotes, andbibliographies to help readers to proceedthrough material quickly.
  • 3. ABBREVIATED TITLES AND DEGREESAbbreviate titles of address when theyprecede a full name, except for presidentand mayor.e.g.Mr. Samuel TaylorSt. Francis of AssisiDr. Ellen HunterRep. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
  • 4. Except for mr., ms., mrs., and dr., do notabbreviate titles that appear before asurname alone..Do not abbreviate or capitalize titles thatare not use with a proper name.E.g.:-Raissa Goldblum has named assistantprof / of chemistry.
  • 5. ABBREVIATIONS WITH NUMBERSTime and Year.Degrees, numbers, and units of measure:Use F and CUse no. or No. 0.Use mphSymbols Degrees (°) Percents (%) Dollars ($)
  • 6. ABBREVIATIONS GEOGRAPHIC NAMESAbbreviate geographic names whenaddressing mail.Use the U.S. Postal service stateabbreviations.E.g.:Lila Branch100 W. Glengarry Ave.Birmingham, MI 48009
  • 7. STATE ABBREVIATIONS STATE ABBREVIATION Alabama AL California CA Delaware DE Georgia GA West Virginia WV
  • 8. COMMON LATIN ABBREVIATIONS Use certain common Latin abbreviations in documentation and notes, but write out their English equivalents in the text of your papers. ABBREVIATION LATIN MEANING c. Or ca. circa about Cf. confer compare e.g. Exempli gratia For example
  • 9. ACRONYMS AND INTIALS word made up of initials and pronounced as a word. E.g.: NATO for North Atlantic Treaty Organization Written with no periods and no spaces. Some abbreviation for countries do use periods.E.g.:
  • 10. THANKS….!!!!Gustavo avila bruno…!!!

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