Definisi 'shorten'

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verb
1 make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration Terjemahkan
Example:
He shortened his trip due to illness
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2 reduce in scope while retaining essential elements Terjemahkan
Example:
The manuscript must be shortened
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3 make short or shorter Terjemahkan
Example:
shorten the skirt
shorten the rope by a few inches
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4 become short or shorter Terjemahkan
Example:
In winter, the days shorten
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5 edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate Terjemahkan
Example:
bowdlerize a novel
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6 To make short or shorter in measure, extent, or time; as, to shorten distance; to shorten a road; to shorten days of calamity. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

7 To become short or shorter; as, the day shortens in northern latitudes from June to December; a metallic rod shortens by cold. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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