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Abridgment

A`bridg´ment   Pronunciation: ~brĭj´ment
n.1.The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.
2.An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form, esp. of a written work; an abbreviation.
3.That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.
What abridgment have you for this evening? What mask? What music?
- Shak.
4.a diminution or curtailment, as of legal rights.
Noun1.abridgment - a shortened version of a written work
abatement, abbreviation, abstract, alleviation, aphorism, apocope, attenuation, bereavement, blue-penciling, bowdlerization, breviary, brief, cancellation, capsule, censoring, censorship, compendium, compression, conspectus, contraction, curtailment, dampening, damping, decrease, decrement, decrescence, deduction, deflation, deletion, depreciation, depression, deprivation, deprivement, diminishment, diminution, disburdening, disburdenment, disentitlement, divestment, dying, dying off, editing, elision, ellipsis, epigram, epitome, erasure, expurgation, extenuation, fade-out, foreshortening, languishment, lessening, letup, lowering, miniaturization, mitigation, omission, outline, precis, privation, recap, recapitulation, reduction, relaxation, relieving, retrenchment, sagging, scaling down, shortening, simplicity, sketch, striking, subtraction, sum, summation, summing-up, syllabus, syncope, synopsis, telescoping, truncation, weakening
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