Definition of “succinct” - English Dictionary

“succinct” in British English

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succinctadjective

uk /səkˈsɪŋkt/ us /səkˈsɪŋkt/ approving
succinctly
adverb uk /səkˈsɪŋkt.li/ us /səkˈsɪŋkt.li/

I thought she expressed her feelings most succinctly at the meeting.
succinctness
noun [ U ] uk /səkˈsɪŋkt.nəs/ us /səkˈsɪŋkt.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 your letter succinct and to the point.

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