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shorten

1 verb make sth shorter TRANSITIVEgiorraigh verb  c m ugiortaigh verbciorraigh verb  c m ushorten the leash a bit giorraigh an iall rud beagthe illness shortened her life ghiorraigh an tinneas a saolit shortens the work considerably is mór an ghiorracht ar an obair éthe race was shortened to 10k gearradh an rás siar go dtí 10k 2 verb become shorter INTRANSITIVEgiorraigh verb  c m utéigh i ngiorrachtéirigh níos giorrathe trial period shortened considerably ghiorraigh an tréimhse thrialach go mórthe days are shortening tá an lá ag éirí níos giorra, tá an lá ag dul i ngiorrachtthe queue began to shorten thosaigh an scuaine ag éirí níos giorra
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3 verb of odds: reduce
TRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m uthe odds were shortened from 5/1 to 2/1 laghdaíodh an gcorrlach ó 5/1 go 2/1
INTRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m uthe odds have shortened to 5/2 tá an corrlach laghdaithe go 5/2