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
Recent Examples on the Web Indeed, the Reynal and Hitchcock edition, translated and annotated by scholars at the New School, was rushed to print in the belief that exposure to Hitler’s unabridged writing would inoculate Americans against Nazism. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 June 2021 Perhaps the greatest contribution Ford makes is to offer her story — written in the most lively and lucid prose — in its most raw and unabridged form. Washington Post, 25 June 2021 The release, by publisher Naxos AudioBooks, is the first commercially available unabridged recording. Kory Grow, Rolling Stone, 14 June 2021 Executive and Leadership Coach, Lecturer, Founder of unabridged – engaging your power and potential for greater personal and social impact. Palena Neale, Forbes, 26 May 2021 Talented entrepreneurs like Austen should leaf through an unabridged history of fast-growing education businesses that don’t deliver on promises to students. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 28 May 2021 Executive and Leadership Coach, Lecturer, Founder of unabridged – engaging your power and potential for greater personal and social impact. Palena Neale, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 Executive and Leadership Coach, Lecturer, Founder of unabridged – engaging your power and potential for greater personal and social impact. Palena Neale, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021 Executive and Leadership Coach, Lecturer, Founder of unabridged – engaging your power and potential for greater personal and social impact. Palena Neale, Forbes, 12 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unabridged

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of unabridged was in 1599

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“Unabridged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unabridged. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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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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