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view main entry for conciseadjective  /kənˈsaɪs/
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noun [uncountable]
conciseness noun [uncountable]Using few words in speech or writing: quiet, silent, brief, economical, concise, terse, succinct, laconic, monosyllabicThe quality of being clear and easy to understand: clarity, intelligibility, explicitness, straightforwardness, vividness, conciseness

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