Definition of abridged in English:


Pronunciation /əˈbrijd/ /əˈbrɪdʒd/


  • (of a piece of writing) having been shortened.

    ‘an abridged text of the speech’
    • ‘an abridged version of this article can be found in the December edition of the magazine’
    shortened, cut, cut short, cut down, concise, condensed, contracted, compressed, abbreviated, reduced, decreased, diminished, shrunk, curtailed, truncated, lessened, trimmed, cropped, clipped, pruned, pared down, stripped down, bare-bones, skeleton
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