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conciseadjective

 us   /kənˈsɑɪs/
expressing what ​needs to be said without ​unnecessary words; ​short and ​clear: She ​wrote up a concise ​summary of the day’s ​events.
(Definition of concise from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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conciseadjective

uk   /kənˈsaɪs/  us   /kənˈsaɪs/
concisely
adverb uk   /kənˈsaɪs.li/  us   /kənˈsaɪs.li/
conciseness
noun [U] uk   /kənˈsaɪs.nəs/  us   /kənˈsaɪs.nəs/ (also concision, uk   /-ˈsɪʒ.ən/ us   )
(Definition of concise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “concise”
in Spanish conciso…
in Vietnamese ngắn gọn…
in Malaysian ringkas lagi padat…
in Thai สั้นกระชับ…
in French concis…
in German prägnant…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简洁的, 简明的, 简练的…
in Turkish özlü, kapsamlı, kısaltılmış…
in Russian краткий…
in Indonesian ringkas…
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡潔的, 簡明的, 簡練的…
in Polish zwięzły, mały, krótki…
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