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  Definition of Shortened
  1. with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"
  2. cut short; "a sawed-off shotgun"; "a sawed-off broomstick"; "the shortened rope was easier to use"
  3. shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another; "a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars"; "years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"
  4. cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "a curtailed visit"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
Similar Words: cut, sawed-off, sawn-off, telescoped, abbreviated, truncated

 

 
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