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  • verb Make shorter by cutting
  • verb idiomatic interrupt and curtail before the planned end time.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
  • verb interrupt before its natural or planned end
  • verb make shorter as if by cutting off
  • verb cause to end earlier than intended


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