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Synonyms for abridgment

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Synonyms for abridgment

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

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Synonyms for abridgment

a shortened version of a written work

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It goes on to say there was no evidence before the court to suggest that the armed forces or ISI were, in any manner, involved with either the sit-in or a particular outcome of the general elections of 2018 or the abridgment of free speech or intimidation or censorship of the press.
Likewise, there was no evidence to suggest that the ISI was involved with either sit-in/dharna or particular outcome of the 2018 general elections or the abridgment of free speech or intimidation of or censorship of the press.
Two years later and seeing the result of my abridgment in a play by the lower batches of my university made me very happy and entertained, especially since all of the actors were boys.
When the matter was mentioned yesterday, Senator Abe's counsel, Henry Bello, moved a motion praying the apex court to, among others prayers, grant accelerated hearing in the matter, an abridgment of time within which parties are to file their processes and a definite date for the hearing of the appeal.
"In order to make out an actionable conspiracy under section 1983, a plaintiff has to prove not only a conspiratorial agreement but also an actual abridgment of some federally-secured right.
Restrictions on the air travel in the first class, not staying at five-star hotels abroad, ban on health treatment abroad and abridgment of protocol are also expected to save millions.
Lovecraft's most influential works presents several of his most famous stories, a sampling of his poetry and an abridgment of his monograph Supernatural Horror in Literature, with commentary providing background and context.
We're not the only people concerned about this clear abridgment of the public's right to know.
The piece itself--a photograph of the contract tacked up on the wall over a sofa--builds the potential for abridgment of these terms into its own existence: It is an image of a contract, rather than a binding legal document, with no real say over who will own it in the future.
The book, an abridgment of Glyer's critically acclaimed The Company They Keep: C.
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.
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.
Each of the three parts runs roughly four columns in the Times: the first column of the first part contains general comments about this particular biography and the practice of biography generally; the second column is an overview of Charles Napier's character; and the remaining ten columns are an abridgment of the biography, beginning with Napier's parentage and ending with his death.
Structuring such surveys, as your reviewer knows only too well, is problematic: authors face what Herbert Butterfield called the challenge of "abridgment".
"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.