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verb as in shorten

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In other instances, when encountering an extremely long title, we might select the most relevant portion rather than starting at the beginning and truncating more useful parts.

The 2020 season had been truncated, axed to half-length by the same damn pandemic that cut everything short.

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It’s impressive to score more than 100 points any year in hockey, but to do it in a pandemic season that has been truncated by over 30 games is unreal.

The NHL playoffs have a different format this year due to the truncated regular season.

Then, Schwarzenegger leveraged the truncated recall campaign period to woo the state into choosing him as its chief executive.

Something traumatic causes a person to truncate himself or herself in that way.

This seems to have been the form present to Rostafinski when he wrote "columella truncate."

The upper margin of the cephalothorax is not rounded, but truncate.

Front margin truncate, sides almost straight, lower margin slightly convex, smooth and shiny and provided with many short hairs.

Upper edge almost truncate, yet rounded; sides evenly convex, lower edge almost straight.

Valve convex on dorsal side, apices dilated and truncate; stri distant at centre.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to truncate, such as: abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut short, clip, and crop.

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