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mid-15c., "to make shorter," from Latin abbreviatus, past participle of abbreviare "to shorten" (see abbreviation). Also sometimes 15c. abbrevy, from Middle French abrevier (14c.), [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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to shorten.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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farkirtsn
Source: yiddishdictionaryonline.com

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opkirtsn
Source: yiddishdictionaryonline.com

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(v) shorten(v) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Source: beedictionary.com

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curto
Source: latin-dictionary.org

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1. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken. "It is one thing to abbreviate by contracting, another by cutting off.&quo [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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(obsolete,transitive) To shorten by omitting parts or details. * Volapük: (brefükön) * Welsh: (byrhau), (cwtogi), (talfyrru) to reduce to lower terms * Dutch:la|abbrevi?tus, perfect [..]
Source: en.wiktionary.org

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