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adjective un·abridged \ˌən-ə-ˈbrijd\

Simple Definition of unabridged

  • : not shortened by leaving out some parts : not abridged

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unabridged

  1. 1 :  not abridged :  complete <an unabridged reprint of a novel>

  2. 2 :  being the most complete of its class :  not based on one larger <an unabridged dictionary>

Examples of unabridged in a sentence

  1. an unabridged reprint of a novel



1599

First Known Use of unabridged

1599


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