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a·bridg·ment

also a·bridge·ment  (ə-brĭj′mənt)
n.
1. The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
2. An abridged written text.

abridgment, abridgement

a shortened or condensed form of a book, article, etc.
See also: Books
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abridgement - a shortened version of a written workabridgement - a shortened version of a written work
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
Translations

abridgement

[əˈbrɪdʒmənt] N
1. (= shortened version) → resumen m, compendio m
2. (= act) → abreviación f

abridgement

n (act) → Kürzen nt; (= abridged work)gekürzte Ausgabe

abridgement

[əˈbrɪdʒmənt] n (act of abridging) → riduzione f; (shortened version) → edizione f ridotta
References in classic literature ?
To this determination she was the more easily reconciled, by recollecting that Edward Ferrars, by Lucy's account, was not to be in town before February; and that their visit, without any unreasonable abridgement, might be previously finished.
Yet Horace Walpole wrote a goblin tale which has thrilled through many a bosom; and George Ellis could transfer all the playful fascination of a humour, as delightful as it was uncommon, into his Abridgement of the Ancient Metrical Romances.
Nor in what may be termed Plato's abridgement of the history of philosophy (Soph.
Letters are published at the discretion of the editors, and are subject to abridgement and editing for style and content.
s own abridgement, refinement, selection, and extension of his previous writings from the perspective of his final years.
And if done then what abridgement of the slaughter .
Suppliers have entered into preliminary agreements participate refurbished abridgement CPO EN electronic catalog for the main award.
At our public meetings, the lawyers for Michael Quinn Sullivan and Empower Texans argued that the entire system of campaign finance and lobbying disclosure in Texas is an unconstitutional abridgement of the First Amendment.
Yes that's right, the bad boys of abridgement will finally tackle the subject they were born to reduce.
The bad boys of abridgement will finally tackle the subject they were born to reduce and they will be doing so at Queen's Hall Arts Centre in Hexham on Friday.
FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that I also intend to apply under Schedule 2, Paragraph 1, Sub-paragraph (2) of the Order for the abridgement of the preliminary notice period of 1 year required by Paragraph (1) (a) of the said Schedule.
Measure 7 in 1994 would have amended the constitution to prohibit the denial or abridgement of equal protection under the law "on account of race, color, religion, gender, age, or national origin.