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The definition of unabridged is a book or work that is complete and not shortened.
An audio book with a reading of the entire book is an example of unabridged.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- not abridged; complete
- designating or of a dictionary that is not abridged from a larger work: an arbitrary designation for any of various large, extensive dictionaries
an unabridged dictionary
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Containing the original content; not condensed. Used of books, articles, and documents.