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abridge is pronounced in two syllables

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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


  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.


  1. A village in Essex, England.

abridge frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word abridge occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics abridge can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that abridge can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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