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ABRIDGED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abridged mean? 

ABRIDGED (adjective)
  The adjective ABRIDGED has 1 sense:

1. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting

  Familiarity information: ABRIDGED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABRIDGED (adjective)


Sense 1abridged [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting

Context example:

an abridged version

Similar:

cut; shortened (with parts removed)

half-length (abridged to half its original length)

potted ((British informal) summarized or abridged)

Also:

short (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration)

Antonym:

unabridged ((used of texts) not shortened)


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