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"succinct" in British English

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succinctadjective

uk   us   /səkˈsɪŋkt/ approving
succinctly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
I ​thought she ​expressed her ​feelings most succinctly at the ​meeting.
succinctness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of succinct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"succinct" in American English

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succinctadjective

 us   /səkˈsɪŋkt/
(of writing or ​speech) ​clear and ​short; ​expressing what ​needs to be said without ​unnecessary words: Keep ​yourletter succinct and to the ​point.
(Definition of succinct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “succinct”
in Spanish sucinto…
in Vietnamese ngắn gọn, súc tích…
in Malaysian ringkas…
in Thai สั้นกระชับ…
in French concis…
in German kurz und bündig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简明的, 言简意赅的…
in Turkish özlü, kısa, veciz…
in Russian краткий, сжатый…
in Indonesian ringkas dan jelas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡明的, 言簡意賅的…
in Polish zwięzły…
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