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unabridged

[ uhn-uh-brijd ]
/ ˌʌn əˈbrɪdʒd /
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adjective

not abridged or shortened, as a book.

noun

a dictionary that has not been reduced in size by omission of terms or definitions; the most comprehensive edition of a given dictionary.

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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

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Origin of unabridged

1590–1600; un-1 + abridged
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unabridged
/ (ˌʌnəˈbrɪdʒd) /

adjective

(of a book, speech, etc) not reduced in length by condensing
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