What does abridgement mean?

abridgement meaning in General Dictionary

a shortened variation

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  • a shortened version of a written work

abridgement meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 15c., from Old French abregement "shortening, abbreviation," from abregier (see abridge).

Sentence Examples with the word abridgement

Law; Ayliffe, Parergon juris ecclesiastici, p. 161; Godolphin, Abridgement of the Laws Ecclesiastical, p. 8).

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