Definition of “brevity” - English Dictionary

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“brevity” in British English

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brevitynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbrev.ə.ti/ us /ˈbrev.ə.t̬i/

(Definition of “brevity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“brevity” in American English

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brevitynoun [ U ]

us /ˈbrev·ɪ·t̬i/

the use of few words:

The essays were written with admirable brevity.

Brevity can also mean a short time:

the brevity of life

(Definition of “brevity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)