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abridge
American English: /əˈbrɪdʒ/
British English: /əˈbrɪdʒ/

Translation of abridge in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (article)
    abridged edition
    edición (feminine) condensada or abreviada
    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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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.