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concise

adjective
 
 
/kənˈsaɪs/
FEW WORDS giving a lot of information clearly in a few wordsNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasive
BOOK A concise book is small: a concise history of FranceSmallExtremely small
concisely adverb conciseness noun [U]
Translations of “concise”
in Spanish conciso…
in French concis…
in German prägnant…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡潔的, 簡明的, 簡練的…
in Russian краткий…
in Turkish özlü, kapsamlı, kısaltılmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简洁的, 简明的, 简练的…
in Polish zwięzły, mały, krótki…
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