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English definition of “in a word”

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in a word

said when you are going to give your opinion about something quickly and directly: In a word, she's lying.
Translations of “in a word”
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡而言之,一言以蔽之…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简而言之,一言以蔽之…
(Definition of in a word from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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