Translation of abridge in Spanish:

abridge

Pronunciation: /əˈbrɪdʒ/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [book] compendiar, condensar, abreviar; [article] resumir, abreviar abridged edition edición (feminine) condensada or abreviada
    More example sentences
    • To make things worse, commercially available audio books are usually abridged and twice as expensive as the print version.
    • The magic of the original isn't dulled in this carefully abridged volume of the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, which was nominated for the prestigious Kate Greenaway award.
    • To begin with, the new publishers were content to reprint and to produce abridged volumes.

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