Telecom Dictionary - Definitions of terms
Abbreviated Address - Definition and Use
Abbreviated Address - An abbreviated address is an address that has fewer characters than the full address, usually for special communications and other services or for certain users. Note: Examples of abbreviated addresses are (a) a four-digit telephone number for a user calling another user connected to the same switching exchange, and (b) message addresses that have only the addressee name and station code or number.
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