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abridge ə-brij ( vt ) abridged abridging :to diminish or reduce in scope [no State shall make or enforce any law which shall ⁓ the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States U.S. Constitution amend. XIV]

abridgment or abridgement ( n )

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