What is Abridged?

Abridged definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object), aA.bridged, aA.bridgA.ing.
to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents: to abridge a reference book.
to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish; curtail: to abridge a visit; to abridge one’s freedom.
to deprive; cut off.


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