abridge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈbrɪdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈbrɪdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə brij)


Inflections of 'abridge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
abridges
v 3rd person singular
abridging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
abridged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
abridged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

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Synonyms:
digest , condense, compress, shorten, decrease , edit , expunge, expurgate, abbreviate, censor, strike out, cross out, cut , cut short, curtail , pare down, rub out, erase , simplify, synopsize, synopsise, truncate

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