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Abridgment - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Abridgment' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Abridgment [ n.]
- The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.
- An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.
- That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.