abridg(e)·ment [əʼbrɪʤmənt] n
1) (version) of a book gekürzte Ausgabe;
(summary) Kurzfassung f
2) no pl (shortening) Kürzung f;
letters to the editor are subject to \abridg(e)ment der Herausgeber behält sich vor, Leserbriefe zu kürzen

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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