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abridge
used in Carrie

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Definition
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements — especially to a book
  • From the sworn testimony of Thomas K. Quillan, taken before The State Investigatory Board of Maine in connection with the events of May 27-28 in Chamberlain, Maine (abridged version which follows is from Black Prom: The White Commission Report, Signet Books: New York, 1980): Q. Mr. Quillan. are you a resident of Chamberlain?

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