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Noun
The process of abbreviating something
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A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow's milk)
Noun
Fat from the abdomen of a pig, especially as prepared for use in cooking or pharmacy
Verb
Present participle for to reduce or shorten in extent or duration
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“The ministry will shorten the permit processing to less than seven working days from the current 16 days.”
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Present participle for to create a summary of
“The next challenge is to shorten the document to focus on the excerpts most relevant to the essential question.”
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Present participle for to make or become shorter
“A third solution is to shorten the tree by cutting off part of the trunk.”
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Present participle for to reduce (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death) to another less severe one
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Present participle for to render comprehensible or understandable
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Present participle for to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Present participle for to shorten (clothes or fabric)
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Present participle for dehydrate, dry up
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Present participle for to draw together so as to wrinkle
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