abridgment / əˈbrɪdʒ mənt /


abridgment 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. a shortened or condensed form of a book, speech, etc., that still retains the basic contents: an abridgment of Tolstoy's War and Peace.
  2. the act or process of abridging.
  3. the state of being abridged.
  4. reduction or curtailment: abridgment of civil rights.

abridgment 近义词

n. 名词 noun



  1. Those words are an abridgment and paraphrase of this assessment by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
  2. But to pursue brevity of speech, and to avoid nice declarations of things, is to be granted to him that maketh an abridgment.
  3. Let us say that there shall be no abridgment of the offerings of so-called academic education.
  4. The full consideration of this promise belongs rather to St. Mark's Gospel, in which it is presented without abridgment.
  5. He who has seen the banks of Dee has seen, as in an epitome or abridgment, all that the north of Scotland has to show.
  6. In the abridgment of his report which follows I eliminate what has already been fully demonstrated elsewhere in this book.