from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Containing the original content; not condensed. Used of books, articles, and documents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not abridged, shortened, expurgated or condensed; complete.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not abridged, or shortened; full; complete; entire; whole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of texts) not shortened
- n. a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary
Sounds like they just stopped making an unabridged version or schools forgot what the word unabridged means.
Ann – it IS unabridged, which is nice as so few audio books are (unless you pay a fortune or manage to find them at the library).
LUTZ: Well, the unabridged is the dictionary you always want of reference.
Some are not published, but put into two streams, one which is called unabridged and which contains NSFW posts
There, he bragged about publishing an "unabridged" version of "The Israel Lobby" by professors Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer, which purports to expose the Jewish state's nefarious power and the dual loyalties of Jewish government officials, journalists and political activists ….
If a truly "unabridged" word study of the language were ever to be undertaken, such materials would have to be included.
If "unabridged" has come to have a meaning approaching infinity, that is the fault of advertising strategy, together with "customer" gullibility.
Among MEPC's recent activities in the public relations realm, it has published what it calls an "unabridged" version of "The Israel Lobby and U.S.
Summit will rake in tons of cash as a result of this and fans will be happy with an unabridged version of the story playing out on the big screen.
The Tiger's Wife, by Téa Obreht, read by Susan Duerden and Robin Sachs 11½hrs unabridged, Audible.co.uk download, £7.99 membersRight now, Téa Obreht is probably less concerned with plotting her next novel than with reading the enthusiastic response to this, her first.