Definition of Abridged in English :

Define Abridged in English

Abridged meaning in English

Meaning of Abridged in English

Pronunciation of Abridged in English

Abridged pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abridged in English


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1. abridged

(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting

Example Sentences:
'an abridged version'

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shortened; condensed
This is an abridged version of her new novel 'The Queen and I'.

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tr.v. a·bridged, a·bridg·ing, a·bridg·es
1. To reduce the length of (a written text); condense: The editor abridged the manuscript by cutting out two chapters. See Synonyms at shorten.
2. To limit; curtail: an unconstitutional law that abridged the rights of citizens.

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