shorten

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈʃɔːtn/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈʃɔːrtn/
  • Hyphenation: short‧en

Verb[change]

Plain form
shorten

Third-person singular
shortens

Past tense
shortened

Past participle
shortened

Present participle
shortening

  1. If you shorten something, you make it shorter.
    This document is too long. You must shorten it by 200 words.