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[uhn-uh-brijd] /ˌʌn əˈbrɪdʒd/
adjective
1.
not abridged or shortened, as a book.
noun
2.
a dictionary that has not been reduced in size by omission of terms or definitions; the most comprehensive edition of a given dictionary.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; un-1 + abridged
Synonyms
1. entire, complete, uncut, uncondensed.
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British Dictionary definitions for unabridged

unabridged

/ˌʌnəˈbrɪdʒd/
adjective
1.
(of a book, speech, etc) not reduced in length by condensing
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Word Origin and History for unabridged
adj.

1590s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of abridge. Since 19c. chiefly in reference to literary works.

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