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abridgments

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variants: or abridgements
plural of abridgment

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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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“Abridgments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abridgments. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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