how to pronounce abridge

/əbˈɹɪdʒ/

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abridge is pronounced in two syllables

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əbɹɪdʒ

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An example use of abridge in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… not abridge the sort of the us congress …”

meanings of abridge

verb:

  1. To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense; to epitomize; to condense.
  2. Cut short; truncate.
  3. To curtail.
  4. To make shorter; to shorten in duration or extent.
  5. To debar from.
  6. To deprive; to cut off.

name:

  1. A village in Essex, England.

words with pronunciation similar to abridge

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