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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A shortened version of a written work.

Usage examples (36)
  • The student tried to get by with reading an abridgement of the book.
  • What is it with the Americans and word abridgment?
  • 9 A.D. We know the work from the epitomes of the books and from Justin's abridgment, which is similar to that of Florus on Livy.
  • Instead of giving a faithful translation, Fabre made a kind of abridgment of it. for more
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