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."