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abridgment

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variants: or abridgement

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a shortened version of a written work
  • this Italian-English pocket dictionary is an abridgment of the hardback edition

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“Abridgment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abridgment. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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