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Synonyms for abridgment
əˈbrɪdʒ məntabridg·ment

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Wiktionary

  1. abridgmentnoun

    The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures or of expenses.

    Synonyms:
    compendium, epitome, synopsis, précis, abstract

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abridgment

    An abridgment gives the most important portions of a work substantially as they stand. An outline or synopsis is a kind of sketch closely following the plan. An abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains. An analysis draws out the chief thoughts or arguments, whether expressed or implied. A summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions. An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not. We may have an abridgment of a dictionary, but not an analysis, abstract, digest, or summary. We may have an epitome of religion, a compendium of English literature, but not an abridgment. Compare ABBREVIATION.

    Synonyms:
    abbreviation, abstract, analysis, compend, compendium, digest, epitome, outline, summary, synopsis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsulenoun

    a shortened version of a written work

    Synonyms:
    space capsule, abridgement, condensation, compression, capsule, ejector seat, ejection seat, condensate, contraction, condensing

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abridgmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    shortening (by compression), contraction, diminution, reduction, ABBREVIATION, curtailment, retrenchment

  2. abridgmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    compendium, compend, epitome, summary, abstract, digest, synopsis, syllabus, breviary, brief, conspectus, outline, sum and substance

  3. abridgmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    deprivation, dispossession

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abridgmentnoun

    Synonyms:
    diminution, lessening, reduction, curtailment, condensation, epitome, compend, synopsis, digest, summary, breviary

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  1. Greg Chen:

    It's extremely likely that it (expedited removal) will be applied to a much larger swath of people, it's a severe abridgment to kind of a sense of rule of law and fair processes for people if suddenly we have officers and agents picking people up and serving as essentially judge and jury in their case.

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