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Abbreviate   Listen
Abbreviate  n.  An abridgment. (Obs.)

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"Abbreviate" Quotes from Famous Books

... agree with us, that this review of political parties (though seen through an extract which we have been compelled to abbreviate in a manner hardly permissible in quoting from an author) displays a singular originality and power of thought; although each one of them will certainly have his own class of objections and exceptions to make. We said that the impression ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXIX. - March, 1843, Vol. LIII. • Various

Words linked to "Abbreviate" :   abbreviator, edit out, shorten, edit, digest, abbreviation, contract, lessen, bowdlerize, cut, abridge, decrease, expand, expurgate

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