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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.

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

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

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