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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suc·cinct a.
 1. Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.
    His habit fit for speed succinct.   --Milton.
 2. Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.
    Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.   --Roscommon.
    The shortest and most succinct model that ever grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.   --South.
 Syn: -- Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic; terse.
 -- Suc*cinct*ly, adv. -- Suc*cinct*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by
          expressing a great deal in just a few words [syn: conciseness,
           concision, pithiness]