abridgment

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noun abridg·ment \ə-ˈbrij-mənt\

Definition of abridgment

  1. 1 :  the action of abridging :  the state of being abridged

  2. 2 :  a shortened form of a work retaining the general sense and unity of the original

Examples of abridgment in a sentence

  1. <this Italian-English pocket dictionary is an abridgment of the hardback edition>

15th Century

First Known Use of abridgment

15th century

Variants of abridgment

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abridgement


ABRIDGMENT Defined for Kids

abridgment

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noun abridg·ment \ə-ˈbrij-mənt\

Definition of abridgment for Students

  1. :  a shortened form of a written work

Variants of abridgment

or

abridgement

\ə-ˈbrij-mənt\


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