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British English: /ˈʃɔːt(ə)n/
American English: /ˈʃɔrtn/

Translation of shorten in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1 (become shorter)
    kürzer werden
  • 2 (decrease)
    sich verkleinern
    (Preis, Gewinnquote)

transitive verb

  • 3 (Cookery)
    mürbe machen
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