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compact

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɑm·pækt/

compact noun [C] (AGREEMENT)

an agreement between two or more people, organizations, or countries: The parties to the settlement made a compact not to reveal any details.

compact noun [C] (CAR)

a small car: Compacts are easier to park than full-size cars and save on gas.

compact noun [C] (CASE)

a small, flat case that usually contains face powder and a mirror
Translations of “compact”
in Arabic مُدمَج…
in Korean 소형의, 조밀한…
in Malaysian padat…
in French compact…
in Turkish herşeyi barındıran, derli toplu, kullanışlı…
in Italian compatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊湊的, 密實的, 小巧的…
in Russian компактный…
in Polish niewielki, niewielkich rozmiarów…
in Vietnamese chật ních…
in Spanish compacto…
in Portuguese compacto…
in Thai ที่อัดแน่น…
in German kompakt…
in Catalan compacte…
in Japanese コンパクトな…
in Indonesian padat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧凑的, 密实的, 小巧的…
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