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NAME

       Text::Abbrev - abbrev - create an abbreviation table from a list


SYNOPSIS

           use Text::Abbrev;
           abbrev $hashref, LIST


DESCRIPTION

       Stores all unambiguous truncations of each element of LIST as keys in
       the associative array referenced by $hashref.  The values are the
       original list elements.


EXAMPLE

           $hashref = abbrev qw(list edit send abort gripe);

           %hash = abbrev qw(list edit send abort gripe);

           abbrev $hashref, qw(list edit send abort gripe);

           abbrev(*hash, qw(list edit send abort gripe));



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