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English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Lessen, diminish, or curtail.
  2. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.
Part of Speech(及物的动) transitive verb
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删节shānjiéto abridge; to cut a text down to size for publication
缩短suōduǎnto curtail; to cut down
剥夺bōduóto deprive; to expropriate; to strip (somebody of his property)
缩写suōxiěabbreviation; to abridge
jiéfestival; holiday; node; joint; section; segment; part; to economize; to save; to abridge; moral integrity; measure word for segments, e.g. lessons, train wagons, biblical verses
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