abridge

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abridge ˈbrɪʤ/ verb
abridges; abridged; abridging
abridge
ˈbrɪʤ/
verb
abridges; abridged; abridging
Learner's definition of ABRIDGE
[+ object]
: to shorten (a book, a play, etc.) by leaving out some parts
see also unabridged
formal : to lessen the strength or effect of (something, such as a right)

— abridged

adjective

— abridgment

or abridgement ˈbrɪʤmənt/ noun, plural abridgments
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