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abridged

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabridgeda‧bridged /əˈbrɪdʒd/ adjective [usually before noun]  SHORT/NOT LONGan abridged book, play etc has been made shorter but keeps its basic structure and meaning The abridged edition was published in 1988.abridge verb [transitive]abridgement, abridgment noun [countable, uncountable]
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abridgedThe book is an abridged account of his experiences in India before Independence.In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.John Wesley edited an abridged edition and used it widely to support his sermons.The abridged edition is widely used in smaller general libraries, specifically school libraries and small public libraries.The following article is an abridged version of a speech given by Porter in May 2000.This article is an abridged version of his Inaugural Lecture, given at the University on 2 March.This is a further abridged version.abridged editionJohn Wesley edited an abridged edition and used it widely to support his sermons.The abridged edition is widely used in smaller general libraries, specifically school libraries and small public libraries.
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