abridged
I adjective abbreviated, brief, capsulized, compact, compressed, condensed, contracted, curtailed, decreased, diminished, elliptic, epitomized, foreshortened, laconic, lessened, minimal, reduced, shortened, shrunk, summarized, synopsized, telescoped II index brief, compact (pithy), concise, laconic, minimal, partial (relating to a part), sententious

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  • abridged — adj. 1. 1 shortened by condensing or rewriting; said of texts: an abridged version [Narrower terms: {half length}] {unabridged, full length} Syn: condensed [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abridged — Abridge A*bridge , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abridged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abridging}.] [OE. abregen, OF. abregier, F. abr[ e]ger, fr. L. abbreviare; ad + brevis short. See {Brief} and cf. {Abbreviate}.] 1. To make shorter; to shorten in duration; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abridged — a|bridged [əˈbrıdʒd] adj [usually before noun] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: abregier, from Late Latin abbreviare; ABBREVIATE] an abridged book, play etc has been made shorter but keeps its basic structure and meaning ▪ The abridged… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • abridged — a|bridged [ ə brıdʒd ] adjective an abridged book, play, etc. has been made shorter than the original but contains the same basic story: An abridged version of the novel appeared in a magazine. ╾ a|bridge verb transitive ╾ a|bridg|ment noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • abridged — [[t]əbrɪ̱ʤd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n An abridged book or play has been made shorter by removing some parts of it. This is an abridged version of her new novel The Queen and I . Syn: shortened …   English dictionary

  • abridged — UK [əˈbrɪdʒd] / US adjective an abridged book, play etc has been made shorter than the original but contains the same basic story An abridged version of the novel appeared in a magazine …   English dictionary

  • abridged — adjective cut or shortened, especially of a literary work The novel was abridged by the author to make the audio recording a more manageable length. See Also: unabridged …   Wiktionary

  • abridged — See unabridged. See unabridged, abridged, expurgated …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • abridged — adj. Abridged is used with these nouns: ↑edition, ↑version …   Collocations dictionary

  • abridged — adjective an abridged book, play etc has been made shorter but keeps its basic structure and meaning abridge verb (T) abridgement noun (C, U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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