Synonyms for abridgement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-brij-muhnt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbrɪdʒ mənt

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Définition of abridgement

Origin :
  • late 15c., from Old French abregement "shortening, abbreviation," from abregier (see abridge).
  • noun shortening, summary
Example sentences :
  • You might as well publish an abridgement of Waverley or Ivanhoe.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 350, December 1844 » by Various
  • We will endeavour, by abridgement, to lay it before our readers.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine -- Volume 57, No. 351, January 1845 » by Various
  • This abridgement was made by the different friends of the cause.
  • Extract from : « The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the » by Thomas Clarkson
  • Appian, who comes next, does not confine himself merely to the history of the war; Florus gives us only an abridgement.
  • Extract from : « A Manual of Ancient History » by A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
  • Notwithstanding the abridgement of their rights, a great many of the Jews attained wealth and distinction.
  • Extract from : « Nasby in Exile » by David R. Locke
  • I chanced to possess an abridgement of the "Biblia naturae," the masterly work of the father of insect anatomy.
  • Extract from : « More Hunting Wasps » by J. Henri Fabre
  • The reader, however, would most probably prefer to hear an abridgement of the tale in our own words.
  • Extract from : « The Crater » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Thus the abridgement of many words was carried to such an extent that nothing significant of the original Indian name remains.
  • Extract from : « Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9) » by Archer Butler Hulbert
  • This defect is remedied in the 'Abridgement,' the number of examples being nearly twice as great as in the original work.
  • Extract from : « The Knickerbocker, Vol. 22, No. 4, October 1843 » by Various
  • It is little more than an abridgement, for the use of young persons, of what the real history should be.
  • Extract from : « Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846 » by Various

Antonyms for abridgement

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