complete and unabridged
- Though blazoned across the packaging of countless audio books, the phrase is palpably redundant. If a work is unabridged, it must be complete, and vice versa. Choose one or the other.
Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.
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complete and unabridged — Though blazoned across the packaging of countless audio books, the phrase is palpably redundant. If a work is unabridged, it must be complete, and vice versa. Choose one or the other … Dictionary of troublesome word
unabridged — un|a|bridged [ˌʌnəˈbrıdʒd] adj a piece of writing, speech etc that is unabridged is in its full form and has not been made shorter ▪ the complete and unabridged works of Dickens … Dictionary of contemporary English
unabridged — adjective a piece of writing, speech etc that is unabridged is in its full form without being made shorter: the complete and unabridged works of Dickens … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
unabridged — [[t]ʌ̱nəbrɪ̱ʤd[/t]] ADJ An unabridged piece of writing, for example a book or article, is complete and not shortened in any way. ...the unabridged version of War and Peace . Syn: full length … English dictionary
complete — [adj1] total, not lacking all, entire, exhaustive, faultless, full, full dress, gross, hook line and sinker*, imperforate, intact, integral, integrated, lock stock and barrel*, organic, outright, plenary, replete, the works*, thorough,… … New thesaurus
complete — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Not lacking in any part] Syn. full, whole, entire, total, intact, replete, unimpaired, undivided, unabridged, uncut, unbroken, comprehensive, exhaustive; see also full 1 , 3 , whole 1 . 2. [Finished] Syn. concluded,… … English dictionary for students
complete — 1. adjective 1) the complete interview Syn: entire, whole, full, total; uncut, unabridged 2) their research was complete Syn: finished, ended, concluded, completed, finalized; … Thesaurus of popular words
complete — 1. adjective 1) the complete text Syn: entire, whole, full, total, uncut, unabridged, unexpurgated 2) their research was complete Syn: finished, ended, concluded, completed … Synonyms and antonyms dictionary
And Be a Villain — infobox Book | name = And Be a Villain title orig = translator = image caption = author = Rex Stout cover artist = Bill English country = United States language = English series = Nero Wolfe genre = Detective fiction publisher = Viking Press… … Wikipedia
complete — Synonyms and related words: KO, SOL, abide by, absolute, accomplish, accomplished, achieve, across the board, adhere to, administer, admit, admitting no exception, all, all bets off, all off, all over, all up, all comprehensive, all inclusive,… … Moby Thesaurus