abridgable


abridgable
(a) сократимый

Новый англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • abridgable — adjective Able or capable of being abridged. Ant: unabridgable …   Wiktionary

  • abridgable — abridgˈable or abridgeˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑abridge …   Useful english dictionary

  • abridge — abridgable, abridgeable, adj. abridger, n. /euh brij /, v.t., abridged, abridging. 1. to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents: to abridge a reference book. 2. to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish;… …   Universalium

  • abridge — /əˈbrɪdʒ / (say uh brij) verb (t) (abridged, abridging) 1. to shorten by condensation or omission, or both; rewrite or reconstruct on a smaller scale. 2. to lessen; diminish. 3. to deprive; cut off. {Middle English abrege(n), from Old French… …   Australian English dictionary

  • abridge — [ə brij′] vt. abridged, abridging [ME abregen < OFr abregier < LL abbreviare, ABBREVIATE] 1. to reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten 2. to shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense 3. to lessen or curtail… …   English World dictionary

  • abridge — v.tr. 1 shorten (a book, film, etc.) by using fewer words or making deletions. 2 curtail (liberty). Derivatives: abridgable adj. abridger n. Etymology: ME f. OF abreg(i)er f. LL abbreviare ABBREVIATE …   Useful english dictionary