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The second shortened the amount of time laid-off employees have to decide whether they want to come back.
MORNING REPORT: A QUESTIONABLE STAT THAT’S GUIDING REOPENINGVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Advertisers followed through on their plans to negotiate options to cancel a higher amount of their committed ad dollars and to shorten the deadlines for when cancelation requests need to be submitted before a quarter begins.
‘THERE WASN’T A HUGE SHIFT’: TV UPFRONT MARKET DID NOT UNDERGO EXPECTED OVERHAUL THIS YEARTIM PETERSONSEPTEMBER 9, 2020DIGIDAY
The tools Cleveland uses are meant in part to shorten the throwing motion.
CLEVELAND’S LEAGUE-LEADING ROTATION RELIES ON HOMEGROWN TALENT … FROM A SINGLE DRAFTTRAVIS SAWCHIKAUGUST 25, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Response times shortened vastly as Mayo Clinic and these partners focused on an immediate shared goal.
COVID-19 HAS SPURRED RAPID TRANSFORMATION IN HEALTH CARE. LET’S MAKE SURE IT STAYS THAT WAYJAKEMETHAUGUST 20, 2020FORTUNE
The 20th amendment was ratified to shorten the period between the presidential election in November and the inauguration, which had been in March.
TRUMP CAN’T POSTPONE THE ELECTION, BUT HE CAN DELEGITIMIZE THE RESULTS.SARAH FROSTENSON (SARAH.FROSTENSON@ABC.COM)JULY 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Last month, scientists reported promising data on a different drug, which appears to shorten recovery time for seriously ill patients.
COMMON DRUG, DEXAMETHASONE, APPEARS FIRST TO CUT COVID-19 DEATHSTINA HESMAN SAEYJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Long titles are shortened to about 600-700px on the SERP, so your longer title simply ends looking incomplete in the SERPs.
EIGHT HTML ELEMENTS CRUCIAL FOR SEOALEH BARYSEVICHMAY 5, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
The law still branded as conspiracy any united attempt of workingmen to raise wages or to shorten the hours of work.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
If your neighbor seems disposed to shorten the time by conversing, do not be too hasty in checking him.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
In spite, however, of the strong wind, neither the smugglers nor those on board the cruiser appeared inclined to shorten sail.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHORTEN

  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • capsulized
  • condensed
  • cut
  • digested
  • précied
  • shortened
  • summarized
  • summed up
  • synopsized
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