unabridged

adjective
un·​abridged | \ ˌən-ə-ˈbrijd How to pronounce unabridged (audio) \

Definition of unabridged

1 : not abridged : complete an unabridged reprint of a novel
2 : being the most complete of its class : not based on one larger an unabridged dictionary

Examples of unabridged in a Sentence

an unabridged reprint of a novel

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Huckleberry Finn, on the other hand, exists in over 30 unabridged versions and has attracted admirable readers and only a few bunglers. Dallas News, "Don't let a bad reader ruin your audiobook experience: Here are recordings to savor — and to avoid," 20 Aug. 2019 Just a presumably first-rate, uncluttered, purely dramatic interpretation of a timeless, bona-fide classic, complete and unabridged. John Anderson, WSJ, "‘Les Misérables’ Review: No One Hears the People Sing," 11 Apr. 2019 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018 Those passages were censored by her father before the diary was first published in 1947 but became available in more recent unabridged editions. Fox News, "Dutch researchers uncover dirty jokes in Anne Frank's diary," 16 May 2018

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First Known Use of unabridged

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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unabridged

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English Language Learners Definition of unabridged

: not shortened by leaving out some parts : not abridged

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