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a·bridge / əˈbrij/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be abridged) 1. shorten (a book, movie, speech, or other text) without losing the sense: [as adj.] (abridged) an abridged text. 2. Law curtail (rights or privileges). DERIVATIVES: a·bridg·er n.

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abridge XIV. ME. abreg(g)en — OF. abregier (mod. abréger) :- late L. abbreviāre ABBREVIATE.
So abridg(e)ment XV.