Definitions

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  • adv. In a compact manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a compact manner; with close union of parts; densely; tersely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a compact or condensed manner; closely; concisely; briefly; tersely; neatly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with concise and precise brevity; to the point
  • adv. taking up no more space than necessary
  • adv. in a compact manner or state

Etymologies

compact +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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