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shorten

US [ˈʃɔrt(ə)n]
UK [ˈʃɔː(r)t(ə)n]
  • v.缩短
  • Web弄短;变短;减少
Simple Present:shortens  Present Participle:shortening  Past Tense:shortened  
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v.
1.
(使)变短,缩短to make sth shorter; to become shorter
Injury problems could shorten his career.
受伤的问题有可能缩短他的职业生涯。
a shortened version of the game
简化了的比赛
In November the temperatures drop and the days shorten.
十一月气温下降,白天变短。
Her name's Katherine, generally shortened to Kay.
她名叫凯瑟琳,通常简称凯。

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