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[たん()·しゅく()]
tanshuku
noun, suru verb

English Meaning(s) for 短縮

noun, suru verb
  1. shortening; contraction; reduction; curtailment; abbreviation

Definition and Synonyms for 短縮

Abbreviation a shortened form of a word or phrase
Synonyms: 略字, 略称, 略語, 省筆, 短縮, 短縮形
Clip terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
Synonyms: 短縮
Shorten make shorter than originally intended
Synonyms: つづめる, 切り上げる, 短縮, 端折る, 縮む, 縮める, 詰む, 詰める
Contraction a word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds
Synonyms: コントラクション, 収斂, 収縮, 短縮, 緊縮, 縮約, 萎縮
Reduction the act of reducing complexity
Synonyms: リダクション, 低減, 値下げ, 切り詰め, 切り詰める, 削減, 引き下げ, 引き下げる, 減反, 減少, 短縮, 節減, 簡素化, 縮小, 還元
Cutback a reduction in quantity or rate
Synonyms: カットバック, 削減, 短縮
Shortening act of decreasing in length
Synonyms: 短縮
Trim Down cut down on
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減
Curtailment the temporal property of being cut short
Synonyms: 短縮
Shorten reduce or retrench in length or duration
Synonyms: つづめる, 切り上げる, 短縮, 端折る, 縮む, 縮める, 詰む, 詰める
Trim Down make a reduction in
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減

Meanings for each kanji in 短縮

short; brevity; fault; defect; weak point Kanji Details »
shrink; contract; shrivel; wrinkle; reduce Kanji Details »

Categories 短縮 is a member of

Change the action of changing something
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Shorten make shorter than originally intended
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Decrease the act of decreasing or reducing something
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Trim Down cut down on
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Minify make smaller
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Shortness the property of being of short temporal extent
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Word a unit of language that native speakers can identify
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Form the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 短縮

Sample Sentences for 短縮

The bridge saved us a lot of time.
"Doc" is an abbreviation of "doctor".
Instead of laying off these workers, why don't we just cut their hours?
They are demanding shorter working hours.
We abbreviate Sunday to Sun.

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