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Make or become shorter
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“Skirts are observed to shorten in boom times and lengthen during recessions.”
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To make shorter
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To reduce (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death) to another less severe one
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To render comprehensible or understandable
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Get shorter
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To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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To stop earlier than intended
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Dehydrate, dry up
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To shorten (clothes or fabric)
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To confine or keep within certain limits
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Cut (something) with scissors or shears, typically with small quick strokes
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