abridged

adjective
\ ə-ˈbrijd How to pronounce abridged (audio) \

Definition of abridged

: shortened or condensed especially by the omission of words or passages an abridged dictionary an abridged version/edition of a classic novel

Examples of abridged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An abridged print version is available for purchase here. Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times, 14 June 2022 Anatoliy, who, citing military policy, sent responses through WhatsApp on the condition that his full name not be disclosed, said his abridged Javelin training course — lasting a day and a half — and subsequent refreshers have been sufficient. Alex Horton, Washington Post, 14 June 2022 This report is an abridged version of S&P 500 & Sectors: Beware the GAAP Gap in S&P 500 Earnings, one of our quarterly series of reports on fundamental market and sector trends. David Trainer, Forbes, 2 June 2022 The abridged version of the plot: Dale and Chip are reunited after years apart after Monterey Jack (Eric Bana) is kidnapped by an organization that disfigures former cartoon stars and sends them overseas to star in bootleg knockoffs. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 17 May 2022 An abridged curriculum also has been approved under an arrangement to automatically promote all students to the next class. Rodney Muhuzuma, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Jan. 2022 An abridged curriculum also has been approved under an arrangement to automatically promote all students to the next class. Rodney Muhuzuma, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Jan. 2022 An abridged curriculum also has been approved under an arrangement to automatically promote all students to the next class. Rodney Muhuzuma, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Jan. 2022 An abridged curriculum also has been approved under an arrangement to automatically promote all students to the next class. Rodney Muhuzuma, The Christian Science Monitor, 12 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of abridged

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jun 2022

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“Abridged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abridged. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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