abréger

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abréger

  1. to shorten in duration.
  2. to shorten (in textual length) or summarize, to abridge.
  3. to abbreviate.
    • 1991, L'Encyclopédie Grolier, volume vol. 1, A-Asc, ISBN 0-7172-2779-7 Invalid ISBN, s.v. "abréviation":
      Les principales façon d'abréger les mots étaient connus dans le monde latin []

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This verb is conjugated like protéger. It has both the spelling irregularities of other verbs in -ger (such as manger, where a silent ‘e’ is inserted before ‘a’ and ‘o’ endings (to indicate the /ʒ/ sound), and the spelling and pronunciation irregularities of other verbs in -é-er (such as céder), where the last stem vowel alternates between /e/ (written ‘é’) and /ɛ/ (written ‘è’).

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