Meaning of ABRIDGED in English
a ‧ bridged /əˈbrɪdʒd/ BrE AmE adjective [usually before noun]
[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: Old French ; Origin: abregier , from Late Latin abbreviare ; ⇨ ↑ abbreviate ]
an abridged book, play etc has been made shorter but keeps its basic structure and meaning:
The abridged edition was published in 1988.
—abridge verb [transitive]
—abridgement , abridgment noun [uncountable and countable]
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012