Adjective "Abridged" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Abridged


    Definition:

    1. to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents: to abridge a reference book.

    2. to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish; curtail: to abridge a visit; to abridge one's freedom.

    3. to deprive; cut off.

    Origin:
    abridge

    Examples:

    "versions can be abridged."

    "editions can be abridged."

    "forms can be abridged."

    "talks can be abridged."

    "results can be abridged."

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