Synonyms for abridgement
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : uh-brij-muhnt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbrɪdʒ mənt|
Top 10 synonyms for abridgement
Définition of abridgementOrigin :
- late 15c., from Old French abregement "shortening, abbreviation," from abregier (see abridge).
- noun shortening, summary
- 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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