breviate

transitive verb
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of breviate 

(Entry 1 of 2)

obsolete

breviate

noun
bre·​vi·​ate | \ˈbrēvēə̇t\
plural -s

Definition of breviate (Entry 2 of 2)

2 obsolete : a brief note or dispatch also : a lawyer's brief

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History and Etymology for breviate

Transitive verb

Latin breviatus, past participle of breviare to shorten, from brevis short

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