from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective shortened by condensing or rewriting; -- said of texts.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective cut or shortened, especially of a literary work
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of abridge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting


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