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3 Business Addressing Standards > 35 Address Data Element Compression Guidelines > 352 Abbreviations
Use the standard business and address word abbreviations for address data elements whenever necessary. These abbreviations can be found in Appendix G. It is recommended that you only abbreviate the last word. You should not abbreviate words when the name length meets the user's character length requirements.