nonabridgment

abridgment

[uh-brij-muhnt]
noun
1.
a shortened or condensed form of a book, speech, etc., that still retains the basic contents: an abridgment of Tolstoy's War and peace.
2.
the act or process of abridging.
3.
the state of being abridged.
4.
reduction or curtailment: abridgment of civil rights.
Also, abridgement.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English abreg(g)ement, abrygement < Middle French abregement. See abridge, -ment

nonabridgment, noun


1. digest, epitome; compendium, synopsis, abstract, summary, précis, conspectus; syllabus, brief, outline. 2. reduction, shortening, contraction, compression.


1, 2. expansion, enlargement.
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abridgment or abridgement (əˈbrɪdʒmənt)
 
n
1.  a shortened version of a written work
2.  the act of abridging or state of being abridged
 
abridgement or abridgement
 
n

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