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Definition of "concise" []

  • Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct. (adjective)
  • Expressing much in few words; brief and to the point (adjective)

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Use "concise" in a sentence
  • "Our Constitution is drafted in concise and general propositions, which is a foundation of its longevity."
  • "The book also comes in concise and pocket editions, which are shorter but newer; i.e., they are not just abridged editions."
  • "Annie R. Leo, Leo, Leo, No! Great advice, and EVERYONE should read and digest this, but the REAL SECRET in learning to be concise is … well, let me add a historic lesson."