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Synonyms for abridgment

Synonyms for abridgment

a short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work

Synonyms for abridgment

a shortened version of a written work

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A life characterized by poverty, oppression, war, violence, disease, pollution and the abridgment of human rights.
Virginia State Bar that de facto price-fixing of title examination fees by the Virginia Bar was unconstitutional as an abridgment on the freedom of competition (1975) (sound familiar from the Butler opinion of the Florida Supreme Court (2000)?
Though the music was predominantly that of the Strausses - the two Johanns and Josef - there were excerpts from other composers, including an amusing abridgment of the great works of Vivaldi and Beethoven to few seconds.
The Poor in Liberation Theology is an abridgment of a thesis arising from "a practical frustration which has led to a theoretical questioning" (p.
This abridgment of the 2012 fifth edition was designed as an entry-level textbook for graduate and undergraduates.
If, as a result of the abridgment of the process, the job is completed more quickly or more easily (omitting lock-out for example), those Consequences can reinforce the abridged procedure, which could eventually lead to a mishap.
Thornton Wilder: A Life is a fine and readable book, but it calls for two once-respectable literary skills now fallen into disuse: abridgment and speed-reading.
2 Every law of Alberta shall, unless it is expressly declared by an Act of the Legislature that it operates notwithstanding the Alberta Bill of Rights, be so construed and applied as not to abrogate, abridge or infringe or to authorize the abrogation, abridgment or infringement of any of the rights or freedoms herein recognized and declared.
And yet for me, the real worth of Thomas was her complete blindness as to the genocidal nature of Saddam Hussein's regime, her abridgment of the Iraqi issue so that it mainly encompassed her dislike of Bush and her verbal jousting with the president -- a parochial endeavor implying that Iraq was only really important as part of a Washington conversation.
An abridgment of the 2009 textbook Cancer Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice is designed for students, residents, trainees, and practitioners from specialties other than oncology, including internal medicine, primary care, surgery, and nursing.
Oxford World Classics offers yet another abridgment of Locke's Essay concerning Human Understanding.
Certainly much has been lost through Jarrold's radical abridgment of Waugh's most popular novel, but there's plenty to gain as well when we re-examine the world of Brideshead through the prism of Sebastian's suffering.
Constitution prevents abridgment of the voting rights of a citizen 18 years of age or older.
The abridgment adds sound effects, creepy metallic voices and a rift of music now and then.
If the International Criminal Court's indictment of el-Bashir encourages those considering this kind of a genocide-ending plan, it will have provided Darfur with the single best opportunity to end the five-year genocide, the long, searing abridgment of its hope and its humanity.