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UNABRIDGED

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UNABRIDGED (noun)
  The noun UNABRIDGED has 1 sense:

1. a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary

  Familiarity information: UNABRIDGED used as a noun is very rare.


UNABRIDGED (adjective)
  The adjective UNABRIDGED has 1 sense:

1. (used of texts) not shortened

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


 Dictionary entry details 


UNABRIDGED (noun)


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Meaning:

A dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

unabridged; unabridged dictionary

Hypernyms ("unabridged" is a kind of...):

dictionary; lexicon (a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them)

Instance hyponyms:

O.E.D.; OED; Oxford English Dictionary (an unabridged dictionary constructed on historical principles)


UNABRIDGED (adjective)


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Meaning:

(used of texts) not shortened

Context example:

an unabridged novel

Similar:

full-length; uncut (complete)

Antonym:

abridged ((used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting)


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