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Adjective: abridged  u'brijd
  1. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
    "an abridged version"
Verb: abridge  u'brij
  1. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    "The manuscript must be abridged";
    - foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce
  2. Lessen, diminish, or curtail
    "the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"

See also: cut, half-length, potted [Brit, informal], short, shortened

Type of: curb, curtail, cut back, decrease, lessen, minify, restrict

Antonym: unabridged

Encyclopedia: Abridged