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Definition of "abridged" []

  • Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of abridge. (verb)

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Use "abridged" in a sentence
  • "Some, in the true spirit of the poor Publican, were kneeling at a considerable distance, just within view of the cross, to which they hardly lifted their eyes; others, whose penance was originally lighter, or its term abridged by frequent visits to this place, had approached the cross more nearly, and with greater signs of satisfaction."
  • "I don't think most of these books are available in abridged audio books format."
  • "There are none of the shortcuts of the forties and fifties, though one sees the font of what survives, in abridged form in many later projects of that period."