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Abbreviated vs. Abridged

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Abbreviatedadjective

Shortened; made briefer.

‘The abbreviated lesson only took fifteen minutes as opposed to an hour and a half.’;

Abridgedadjective

Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work.

‘The novel was abridged by the author to make the audio recording a more manageable length.’;

Abbreviatedadjective

Relatively short; shorter than normal, or compared to others.

Abridgedverb

simple past tense and past participle of abridge

Abbreviatedadjective

Scanty, as in clothing.

Abridged

shortened by condensing or rewriting; - said of texts

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Abbreviatedverb

simple past tense and past participle of abbreviate

Abridgedadjective

(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting;

‘an abridged version’;

Abbreviatedadjective

Shortened; relatively short; abbreviate.

Abbreviatedadjective

(of clothing) very short;

‘an abbreviated swimsuit’; ‘a brief bikini’;

Abbreviatedadjective

cut short in duration;

‘the abbreviated speech’; ‘a curtailed visit’; ‘her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking’; ‘an unsatisfactory truncated conversation’;

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