Abridgment

A¬∑bridg'ment (-brĭj'm e nt) noun [ Middle English abregement . See Abridge .] 1. The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses. 2. An epitome or co...
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Abridgment

• (n.) The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses. • (n.) An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation. • (n.) That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time p...
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abridgment

abridgment, abridgement 1. The act or process of abridging or shortening; a shortening of time or labor; a curtailment of privileges. 2. A compendium of a larger work, with the details abridged, and less important things omitted, but retaining the sense and substance; an epitome, or abstract. 3. Abridgment, or abridgement, appeared c. 1494, borrow...
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Abridgment

An abridgment is a shortened version of a document or book, which retains the general essence of the original.
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abridgment

a shortened version of a written work
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