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Definitions of shorten:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To grow or become shorter or briefer.

part of speech: verb

To make short; to lessen; to abridge; to contract; to become short.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make short of shorter in time, extent, or measure; to make crisp or brittle, as pastry, by using butter, lard, etc.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To become short or shorter: to contract.

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