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abbreviated (comparative more abbreviated, superlative most abbreviated)

  1. Shortened; made briefer.
    The abbreviated lesson only took fifteen minutes as opposed to an hour and a half.
  2. Relatively short; shorter than normal, or compared to others.
  3. Scanty, as in clothing.[1]

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  1. simple past and past participle of abbreviate

References Edit

  1. ^ Laurence Urdang (editor), The Random House College Dictionary (Random House, 1984 [1975], →ISBN), page 1