verb (used with object), a·bridged, a·bridg·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM abridgea·bridg·a·ble, a·bridge·a·ble, adjectivea·bridg·er, nounnon·a·bridg·a·ble, adjectivere·a·bridge, verb (used with object), re·a·bridged, re·a·bridg·ing.
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At the right time and in the right dose, it can ease and abridge economic maladies.
From this, it might be understood in what light she would view an attempt to abridge one of her favorite prerogatives.The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Jefferson Davis
When the right time comes, a French milliner will abridge them at a week's notice.My Miscellanies, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Wilkie Collins
With respect to the former, they applied to industry the great imperial principle—sacrifice men to abridge warfare.