abridgment, abridgement

abridgment, abridgement
(oyun, öykü, kitap, vb.) kisaltma, özetleme; kisaltilmis oyunkitap; özet

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  • Abridgement — or abridgment is a term defined as shortening or condensing and is most commonly used in reference to the act of reducing a written work, typically a book, into a shorter form.A written work is mostly abridged for adaptation into an audio book,… …   Wikipedia

  • abridgement — n. 1. a shortened version . Syn: condensation, abridgment [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abridgment — or abridgement [ə brij′mənt] n. [ME abregement < OFr < abregier: see ABRIDGE] 1. an abridging or being abridged 2. a curtailment, as of rights 3. an abridged form, as of a book SYN. ABRIDGMENT describes a work condensed from a larger work… …   English World dictionary

  • abridgement — is the better spelling, rather than abridgment …   Modern English usage

  • abridgment — /euh brij meuhnt/, n. 1. a shortened or condensed form of a book, speech, etc., that still retains the basic contents: an abridgment of Tolstoy s War and Peace. 2. the act or process of abridging. 3. the state of being abridged. 4. reduction or… …   Universalium

  • abridgment — Condensation; contraction. An epitome or compendium of another and larger work, wherein the principal ideas of the larger work are summarily contained. Abridgments of the law are brief digests of the law, arranged alphabetically. In this context …   Black's law dictionary

  • abridgment — Condensation; contraction. An epitome or compendium of another and larger work, wherein the principal ideas of the larger work are summarily contained. Abridgments of the law are brief digests of the law, arranged alphabetically. In this context …   Black's law dictionary

  • abridgement — abridge ► VERB ▪ shorten (a text or film). DERIVATIVES abridgement (also abridgment) noun abridger noun. ORIGIN Old French abregier, from Latin abbreviare abbreviate …   English terms dictionary

  • abridgment — abridge ► VERB ▪ shorten (a text or film). DERIVATIVES abridgement (also abridgment) noun abridger noun. ORIGIN Old French abregier, from Latin abbreviare abbreviate …   English terms dictionary

  • abridgment — noun a shortened version of a written work (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑condensation, ↑abridgement, ↑capsule • Derivationally related forms: ↑capsulize (for: ↑capsule), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • abridgment — or abridgement noun Date: 15th century 1. the action of abridging ; the state of being abridged 2. a shortened form of a work retaining the general sense and unity of the original …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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