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Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.

[Latin concīsus, past participle of concīdere, to cut up : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cise′ly adv.
con·cise′ness n.
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(kənˈsaɪs nɪs)

the quality of being concise.
syn: See brevity.
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Noun1.conciseness - terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
terseness - a neatly short and concise expressive style
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[kənˈsaɪsnɪs] N concision [kənˈsɪʒən] Nconcisión f
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, concision
nPräzision f, → Exaktheit f
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[kənˈsaɪsnɪs] concision [kənˈsɪʒn] nconcisione f
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(kənˈsais) adjective
brief but comprehensive. a clear concise statement.
conˈcisely adverb
conˈciseness noun
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References in classic literature ?
D'Artagnan, from being himself on all great occasions extremely concise, did not draw from the general's conciseness a favorable augury of the result of his mission.
While the two had been going along conversing in this fashion, the curate observed to Dorothea that she had shown great cleverness, as well in the story itself as in its conciseness, and the resemblance it bore to those of the books of chivalry.
Pepper with sinister conciseness. "He left a commentary.
Thitherto English prose had seldom attained to thorough conciseness and order; it had generally been more or less formless or involved in sentence structure or pretentious in general manner; but the Restoration writers substantially formed the more logical and clear-cut manner which, generally speaking, has prevailed ever since.
It contained half a line, in a hand perfectly British, and with a conciseness as perfectly Spartan:
He tries to understand the mentality of these people only to find that they themselves, after years of ill treatment and living in the streets and severe conditions, acquire the conciseness to say that what they hoped to happen in Europe was a misconception.
The methodology for preparation took into account the rules, standards and technical guidelines for writing such reports based on international standards in terms of comprehensiveness, clarity, conciseness, accuracy and objectivity.
One of the topics included is improving sentence and paragraph construction to ensure clarity and conciseness. It is beneficial for people whose line of work heavily involves writing.
But since the government is already spending money on the propaganda machinery, while municipalities do the same for some fancy projects (vouchers for drunkards in Skopje, for example), someone had to remember that Timjanik is the perfect target for a serious PR action for development of people's conciseness and helping the misfortunate children.
JulesCheret named several basic principles of this genre: bright and contrasting colors make the image catchy picture, supplemented by the text, is perceived as an addition, which reflecting the idea, but do not go too far, enough perception Conciseness, concentration are the key provisions
Inspector will report to the Contract Manager and must follow his/her direction and instruction at all times achieved Qualifications/Experience/Competencies Required: business requirements communicate clearly and have the capacity to remain calm and courteous in dealing with clients accuracy and conciseness and as part of a team