English to Afrikaans Meaning :: abridge

Abridge :
besnoeien
- besnoeienverkorteuittrekselabridgesabridging
 

Show English Meaning
(+)

Verb(1) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements(2) lessen, diminish, or curtail

Show Examples
(+)

(1) No state could abridge those privileges or immunities, or deny any person due process or the equal protection of the law.(2) He has the full-length book, various abridged versions of the book, the video, the CD, the CD-ROM and the DVD.(3) The evidence clearly shows that the city's police powers are not abridged in any manner and that the agreement is expressly subject to the remedies available to the city under the Omaha Municipal Code.(4) If Polanski's Twist can be faulted for anything, it's perhaps in presenting a version of the novel that feels ever so slightly abridged .(5) Edward E. Ericson, Jr., is a professor of English at Calvin College, and a Solzhenitsyn scholar who abridged The Gulag Archipelago in cooperation with the author.(6) To begin with, the new publishers were content to reprint and to produce abridged volumes.(7) I have the right to free speech, for example, and you can ask me to apologize for anything I say that offends you, and that request would have no bearing on whether my freedom of speech was being abridged .(8) To make things worse, commercially available audio books are usually abridged and twice as expensive as the print version.(9) He shows the hand of a skilled theatrical abridger at work, surgically excising flowery and purple ÔÇÿliteraryÔÇÖ material, and reworking the remainder for the benefit of players and playgoers.(10) It's definitely not abridged in any way, shape or form.(11) The BBC say that this will be done ÔÇÿwith our usual sensitivityÔÇÖ by ÔÇÿhighly experienced abridgers ÔÇÖ.(12) Even when the permanent Victoria Theatre opened at Sydney in 1838, its operatic productions were at first brutally abridged , translated, and arranged with music more easily at hand.(13) Dharma has plans for a 300-page abridged version of the book.(14) The original six hour series had been abridged into two hours and you could feel that the pacing was rushed (something that was somehow avoided in the 1955 remake).(15) Sherburn's estimation of the capacities of youth was generous in comparison; this more aggressive abridger turned the nineteen volumes of Richardson's three novels into a 232-page duodecimo.(16) So I think we have an obligation to make sure that her rights are not in any way abridged .
Synonyms
Verb
1. shorten ::
verkort
2. cut ::
sny
3. cut short ::
kortknip
4. cut down ::
Sny af
5. curtail ::
beperk
6. truncate ::
afgestomp
8. crop ::
oes
9. clip ::
clip
10. pare down ::
knip af
11. prune ::
snoei
12. abbreviate ::
afkort
13. condense ::
kondenseer
14. contract ::
kontrak
15. compress ::
compress
16. reduce ::
verminder
17. decrease ::
afneem
18. shrink ::
krimp
19. summarize ::
som
21. abstract ::
abstrakte
23. synopsize ::
synopsize
24. give a digest of ::
gee 'n opsomming van
25. put in a nutshell ::
sit in 'n neutedop
27. epitomize ::
toonbeeld
Antonyms
1. elongate ::
verleng
2. extend ::
uit te brei
3. prolong ::
verleng
4. protract ::
rekken
Different Forms
abridge, abridged, abridgement, abridgements, abridges, abridging
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: abridge

Meaning and definitions of abridge, translation in Afrikaans language for abridge with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of abridge in Afrikaans and in English language.

Tags for the entry "abridge"

What abridge means in Afrikaans, abridge meaning in Afrikaans, abridge definition, examples and pronunciation of abridge in Afrikaans language.

English to Afrikaans Dictionary

Topic Wise Words

Learn 3000+ Common Words

Learn Common GRE Words

Learn Words Everyday

Most Searched Words

Word of the day

● Twice
twee keer, , dubbelbindingtwee keer, tweeledig, dubbel
Search History
Any word you search will appear here
Your Favorite Words
Currently you do not have any favorite word. To make a word favorite you have to click on the heart button.