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abridged meaning

EN[əˈbɹɪdʒd]
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    Definition of abridged in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of abridge.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore abridgedSUPmost abridged
      1. Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work.
        1. The novel was abridged by the author to make the audio recording a more manageable length.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Look here, my body-snatchers, you have unlawfully abridged the liberty of one of the sons of the sovereign State of New York!
        • He had his rights abridged by the crooked sheriff.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Past participles
              • Verb simple past forms
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          Meaning of abridged for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "abridged" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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