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التي في فئةENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* abridgement

التي في فئةENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

First attested in 1494. From Middle English _abrygement_, from Middle French _abrégement_. Equivalent to _abridge_ +‎ _-ment_.

First attested in 1494. From Middle English abrygement, from Middle French abrégement. Equivalent to abridge +‎ -ment.

التي في فئةENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (US) IPA(key): /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbɹɪd͡ʒ.mn̩t/

التي في فئةENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

ABRIDGMENT (_plural_ ABRIDGMENTS) * (US) The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an ABRIDGMENT of pleasures or of expenses. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] * (US) An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).] * 22 MARCH 2012, Scott Tobias, AV Club _The Hunger Games_[1] When the goal is simply to be as faithful as possible to the material—as if a movie were a marriage, and a rights contract the vow—the best result is a skillful ABRIDGMENT, one that hits all the important marks without losing anything egregious. * (obsolete) That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly * What ABRIDGMENT have you for this evening? What masque? what music? - Shakespeare, _Midsummer Night's Dream, V-i_ * (dated, law) Any of various brief statements of case law made before modern reporting of legal cases. USAGE NOTES * In current usage this spelling is about as common as _abridgement_ in the US, but much less common in the UK. * Notes on near-synonyms: * An _abridgment_ is made by omitting the less important parts of some larger work; as, an _abridgment_ of a dictionary. * A compendium is a brief exhibition of a subject, or science, for common use; as, a _compendium_ of American literature. * An epitome corresponds to a _compendium_, and gives briefly the most material points of a subject; as, an _epitome_ of history. * An abstract is a brief statement of a thing in its main points. * A synopsis is a bird's-eye view of a subject, or work, in its several parts. SYNONYMS * (act of abridging): compendium, epitome, abstract, synopsis, précis RELATED TERMS * abridge TRANSLATIONS

abridgment (plural abridgments)

  1. (US) The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
  2. (US) An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
  3. (obsolete) That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly
  4. (dated, law) Any of various brief statements of case law made before modern reporting of legal cases.

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التي في فئةENGLISH - REFERENCES
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English - References

* ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), _The Random House College Dictionary_ (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 5 * ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lesley Brown (editor), _The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary_, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 8

  1. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], ISBN 0-394-43600-8), page 5
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 8

التي في فئةENGLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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English - External Links

* abridgment in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * abridgment in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * abridgment at _OneLook Dictionary Search_


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