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abridge

abridge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word abridge

Definition
(verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Example Sentence
  • The manuscript must be shortened

Definition
(verb) lessen, diminish, or curtail
Example Sentence
  • the new law might abridge our freedom of expression

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for abridge

a+bridge..well bridges are meant to reduce the gap between something..so abridging..something means reducingor shortening something.
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by preetisoni2411

a+bridge : bridges can shorten the transportation time..
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by Administrator

there was a long path but due building of bridge path was shorten
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by aziz

ab-rid
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by priyavanjeri

The Abridged Dictionary, Yey! not 100,000 words, just 3,000.
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by otimuz

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