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NAME

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));