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Main Entry: short·en
Pronunciation: primarystressshodotrt-schwan
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): short·ened; short·en·ing /primarystressshodotrt-nieng, -schwan-ieng/
1 : to make or become short or shorter
2 : to add shortening to (as pastry dough)
- short·en·er /-nschwar, -schwan-schwar/ noun

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