SYSTRANet Close

SYSTRANet is the best online translation service available for free on the Web. Brought to you by SYSTRAN, the leading supplier of language translation software, SYSTRANet lets you access foreign language information in your native language in real-time.

  • Translate short texts with up to 1,000 words.
  • Translate Web pages and translate websites.
  • Search for the translations of words and expressions in the Larousse and SYSTRAN specialized dictionaries.
  • Receive foreign language RSS feeds in your native language.
  • Translate Microsoft Office documents.

Create your free SYSTRAN account now to access all features or start using SYSTRANet now!

French to English
Larousse
1.abrégé[abreʒe]noun m
[d'un texte]summary
(soutenu)[livre]abstract, epitome
faire un abrégé de qqch : to make a précis of something
2.en abrégéadj expression
[écrire]in brief, in an abridged version
en abrégé, voici ce qui s'est passé : here's what happened in a nutshell
3.abréger[abreʒe]verb trans
[interrompre (vacances)]to curtail, to cut short, to shorten
[interrompre (vie)]to cut short, to put an (early) end to
abréger les souffrances de qqn : to put an end to somebody's suffering
[tronquer (discours)]to cut
[tronquer (texte)]to cut, to abridge
[tronquer (conversation)]to cut short
(soutenu)[tronquer (mot)]to abbreviate, to truncate
Other expressions
abrège! : get to the point!
4.pour abrégeradv expression
Other expressions
Catherine, ou Cath pour abréger : Catherine, or Cath for short
pour abréger, nous avons échoué : to cut a long story short, we failed
© Larousse, 2007
SYSTRAN Dictionary
1.abrégerverb
to shorten
to abbreviate
to abridge
to abstract
to condense
to curtail
to cut
to cut short
2.abrégénoun
summary
abstract
abrégé descriptive : abstract
compendium
epitome
résumé
3.abrégéadj
abbreviated
abridged
compact
concise
condensed
curt
shortened
summarized
terse
© SYSTRAN, 2010