Definition of succinct adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//səkˈsɪŋkt//
; NAmE NAmE//səkˈsɪŋkt//
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expressed clearly and in a few words synonym concise Keep your answers as succinct as possible. a succinct explanation Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘encircled’): from Latin succinctus ‘tucked up’, past participle of succingere, from sub- ‘from below’ + cingere ‘gird’.
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