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Definition of Abridgment


  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; an abbreviation.
  3. That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.

Abridgment Translations

abridgment in Afrikaans is oorsig
abridgment in Dutch is afkorting, verkorting
abridgment in Spanish is resumen