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concise

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconcisecon‧cise /kənˈsaɪs/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 SHORT/NOT LONGshort, with no unnecessary words syn brief 🔊 Your summary should be as clear and concise as possible.2 [only before noun] shorter than the original book on which something is based 🔊 the ‘Concise Dictionary of Spoken Chinese’concisely adverbconciseness noun [uncountable]
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conciseEven in so concise a document, ambiguity creeps in: everybody is to be allowed the right to self-defense.Saussure expressed his arguments in a concise and logical way.Make sure that your answers are as clear and concise as possible.The instruction manual is written in clear, concise English.These are mostly fairly straight forward with clear and concise instructions for jellies, jams, dumplings and suchlike.Sergeant Hanks gave us concise, sensible instructions.Cooley has such concise summaries for several authors.A concise way of illustrating it is to consider two questions.Show them how to be concise when they may have only minutes or even seconds to put over their viewpoint.clear and conciseScattered across feminist iconography, it makes points about women's issues which are usually clear and concise.The discussions are clear and concise.The text is clear and concise, although the need for extended detail on the pathogenesis of myocardial infarction is debatable.The message is clear and concise and displays no verbosity that one would expect to find in more courtly love scenes.These are mostly fairly straight forward with clear and concise instructions for jellies, jams, dumplings and suchlike.It should have been returned to the author for him to re-write in a clear and concise manner.However, it is undeniably the case that the statute is less clear and concise than ideally it ought to be.
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