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to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

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What did you learn about the texts by abridging the novels?
LF: By abridging the novels I got closer to the literary language used by Hoda Barakat and Saud al-Sanousi in these texts.
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." The drafters intended to leave the citizenry free to engage in political speech, in particular, and to protect the free flow of information necessary to a free people.
"Fundamentally," says Pope, the FEC proposal "effectively amended the First Amendment to say 'Congress shall make no law abridging freedom of speech, except with regard to political candidates in a campaign year.' ...
Sharp abridging, a superlative narration and the story make this a marvelously rich and fanciful fantasy.