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Unit 26

The Abbreviating Principle
(Continued)

     198.  Write through the consonant following the accented syllable, if writing through the accented syllable does not give a sufficiently distinctive form.
     To illustrate, writing ab for the word absent would not be sufficiently distinctive, but by writing abs, the word is immediately suggested.  In context, at would not suggest attitude or attribute, but atit and atrib would furnish perfectly legible forms:

More of the abbreviating principle

Omission of Vowel Before "Shun"

     199.  The vowel is omitted in the terminations tition, tation, dition, dation, nition, nation, mission, and mation:

repetition, consolidation, etc.

200.  Reading and Dictation Practice

Reading and Dictation Practice

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Preface
About Gregg Shorthand
Editor's Note
A Talk with the Beginner
The Alphabet
Chapter I
   Unit 1
   Unit 2
   Unit 3
Chapter II
   Unit 4
   Unit 5
   Unit 6
Chapter III
   Unit 7
   Unit 8
   Unit 9
Chapter IV
   Unit 10
   Unit 11
   Unit 12
Chapter V
   Unit 13
   Unit 14
   Unit 15
Chapter VI
   Unit 16
   Unit 17
   Unit 18
Chapter VII
   Unit 19
   Unit 20
   Unit 21
Chapter VIII
   Unit 22
   Unit 23
   Unit 24
Chapter IX
   Unit 25
   Unit 26
   Unit 27
Chapter X
   Unit 28
   Unit 29
   Unit 30
Chapter XI
   Unit 31
   Unit 32
   Unit 33
Chapter XII
   Unit 34
   Unit 35
   Unit 36

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