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Definition of concise adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    concise

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//kənˈsaɪs//
     
     
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  1. 1giving only the information that is necessary and important, using few words a concise summary clear concise instructions
  2. 2[only before noun] (of a book) shorter than the original book, on which it was based a concise dictionary
 
adverb He spoke clearly and concisely.
conciseness (concision noun
NAmE//kənˈsɪʒn//
 
)
[uncountable]
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: concise