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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A shortened version of a written work.

Usage examples (34)
  • Now, that, my dear reader, is called abridgement, and it is frowned upon in literary circles.
  • 535 Here some abridgement is necessary, for we have another recital of what has been told more than once.
  • I see "abridgement" on a book, I think, well I'm not getting the real deal.
  • This is referred to in the next passage, where Theseus speaks of the masque as an 'abridgement' for the evening, that is, an entertainment to shorten the hours. for more
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