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suc·cinct

 (sək-sĭngkt′)
adj. suc·cinct·er, suc·cinct·est
1. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse: a succinct reply; a succinct style.
2. Archaic Encircled as if by a girdle; girded.

[Middle English succincte, girt, from Old French, from Latin succīnctus, past participle of succingere, to gird from below : sub-, sub- + cingere, to gird; see kenk- in Indo-European roots.]

suc·cinct′ly adv.
suc·cinct′ness n.
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succinct

(səkˈsɪŋkt)
adj
1. marked by brevity and clarity; concise
2. compressed into a small area
3. archaic
a. encircled by or as if by a girdle
b. drawn up tightly; closely fitting
[C15: from Latin succinctus girt about, from succingere to gird from below, from sub- from below + cingere to gird]
sucˈcinctly adv
sucˈcinctness n
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suc•cinct

(səkˈsɪŋkt)

adj.
1. expressed in few words; concise; terse.
2. characterized by conciseness or verbal brevity.
3. compressed into a small area, scope, or compass.
4. Archaic. close-fitting.
[1400–50; < Latin succinctus prepared for action =suc- suc- + cinctus, past participle of cingere to gird, equip]
suc•cinct′ly, adv.
suc•cinct′ness, n.
syn: See concise.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.succinct - briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
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succinct

adjective brief, to the point, concise, compact, summary, condensed, terse, laconic, pithy, gnomic, compendious, in a few well-chosen words Make sure your work is accurate, succinct and to the point.
rambling, long-winded, wordy, diffuse, circuitous, discursive, verbose, prolix, circumlocutory
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succinct

adjective
Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen:
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Translations
وَجيز، مُقْتَضَب
stručný
koncis
ytimekäs
succinctus
iss un kodoligs
compactsamengevat

succinct

[səkˈsɪŋkt] ADJ [comment, account, person] → sucinto, conciso
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succinct

[səkˈsɪŋkt] adjsuccinct(e)
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succinct

adjknapp, kurz und bündig pred
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succinct

[səkˈsɪŋkt] adjsuccinto/a, breve
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succinct

(səkˈsinkt) adjective
concise and clearly expressed. The briefing was very succinct; succinct answers.
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(18) These supplementations, offering a "succincter duplication" of an authorial direction, are not inconsistent with aspects of Greg's descriptions of the bookkeeper's work in his studies of the extant documents.