abridgment


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

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a shortened version of a written work

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The fact that this narrative abridgment happens toward the end of an episode makes it all the more passively retroactive, rather than dynamically and emotionally achieved.
In an abridgment of their Employment Law volumes one and two, Rothstein and all set out the basics of employment law in the US.
Since it is an abridgment of the database, the text represents only books given the highest ratings (highly recommended and core collection) by the experienced librarian reviewers who look at books in English published or distributed in the United States.
What makes no sense is to abridge the constitutional right to an abortion on the basis of spurious contentions regarding women's health--and the abridgment challenged in this case would actually endanger women's health," Posner wrote.
The self titled Bad Boys of Abridgment have created nine stage shows and two television specials and are currently on an 81-date national tour that is tak-taking in venues up and down the country.
Today, 30-some years and several personnel changes after its debut--with a high-spirited half-hour abridgment of one single Shakespearean play at a weekend outdoor event in Northern California--the company brings its latest concoction to Mill Valley, just 15 miles from where it all started.
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.
Rives, eds, "Adjournment," 18 April 1814, Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, New York: D.