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Abridgement

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Definition of the noun abridgement

What does abridgement mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: abridgements

  1. a shortened version of a written work

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Google previewOur Teaching (1998)

by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

The present abridgement is an English rendering of the Founder's own sacred words and, therefore, is replete with all the blessings that descend from heaven on the heart of a holy person. Read it and be blest. A list of words, mostly terms of ...

Google previewEnglish synonymes (1839)

Explained in alphabetical order by George Crabb, J. H. Hedley

An ABRIDGEMENT is the reduction of a work into a smaller compass. A COM— PENDIUM is a general and concise view of any science, as geography or astronomy. An EPITOME is a similarly general and concise view of historicalevents.

Google previewKnossos and the Prophets of Modernism (2010)

by Cathy Gere

(The 1922 abridgement is the form in which it is most widely known.) In it Frazer argued that the figure of an agricultural year-god—a deity incarnated in an unfortunate ...

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained (1824)

In Alphabetical Order by George Crabb

An ABRIDGEMENT is the reduction of a work into a smaller compass. A COMPENDIUM is a general and concise view of any science, as geography or astronomy. An EPITOME is a simi~ larly general and concise view of historical events.

Google previewThe Works of William Chillingworth, M.A. ... (1742)

Containing His Book, Intituled, The Religion of Protestants, a Safe Way to Salvation. Together with His Nine Sermons ... His Letter to Mr. Lewgar ... His Nine Additional Discourses ... by William Chillingworth

as much as any of the former : 'The Apssles Creed is the Summary and Abridgement is that Faith which 15 necessary for a Christian : The/2 holy Per/am king by the Commandment of Jesus Christ to disþerje thenyel'ves over the World, and idal ...

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I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments by those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations. (James Madison)
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1I1D2G2E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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