All Verb Noun
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  • It has since become more popular in its three-act form to which it was abridged. Cited from Great Italian and French Composers, by George T. Ferris
  • To abridge it would be to destroy more than half of its real interest. Cited from An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800, by Cusack
  • Its second appearance is in an abridged form and in E-flat major.
  • Her work has mainly consisted in abridging these records, collected from so many different sources. Cited from Prisoners of the Revolution, by Danske Dandridge
  • If you do not abridge your story, we shall have to stop here till to-morrow. Cited from The Impostures of Scapin, by Moliere (Poquelin)
  • Another series of books contained the much abridged novels written for the older people. Cited from Forgotten Books of the American Nursery, by Rosalie V. Halsey
  • The abridged version was also produced when this was originally released.
  • Due to the technology of the time, it was heavily abridged at only six minutes.
  • The original novel was so controversial that it could only be published in abridged form.
  • He should not therefore abridge the time of his usefulness by his own act. Cited from Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
  • Congress could not abridge this right in any way by direct legislation. Cited from Twenty Years of Congress, Vol. 1 (of 2), by James Gillespie Blaine
  • Both the entire and abridged work have been frequently published. Cited from Kerr's Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18, William Stevenson
  • Who has denied this right, or who has attempted to abridge it? Cited from Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4, by American Anti-Slavery Society
  • The government, however, as is well known, has taken upon itself to abridge the freedom of the press. Cited from North America, Vol. 2, by Anthony Trollope
  • So, I have seen fit to abridge it, and tell it in my own. Cited from The Motor Girls on Waters, by Margaret Penrose
  • But I do not wish now so much to describe her character as to abridge her brief history. Cited from Devereux, by E. B. Lytton, Book 2
  • But we must abridge, we will only present them briefly. Cited from The History of a Crime, by Victor Hugo
  • The title track was originally released as an abridged version, missing its second verse.
  • There is at least one version in a single volume, possibly abridged.
  • Her father at length found it necessary to abridge the interview. Cited from Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia, by William Gilmore Simms
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How abridge gets used

Meaning of abridge

  • verb Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    The manuscript must be shortened
  • verb Lessen, diminish, or curtail
    the new law might abridge our freedom of expression