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- adv. In a concise manner, briefly, without excessive length.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a concise manner; briefly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a concise manner; briefly; in few words.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a concise manner; in a few words
It’s difficult to explain concisely but basically my attitude towards the police has changed from thinking of you as “Maggies brown-shirts” to actually having sympathy for your situation a fair amount of the time.
Incidentally, the spurs which form the northern and southern jaws, so to speak, would not form a continuous ridge if the mouth were filled in, but would overlap (or to use a military term which expresses the idea concisely, they are "in echelon"), the one which comes from the north being some thirty yards east of the one which comes from the south.
My aim is to describe as concisely and vividly as I can the marked peculiarities of the place.
The point is that it does not exist as this official thing "concisely" defined so as to need no clarification when Gibson tried to trick Palin with it.
It's not only multi-facetted, but it refers to several different and unique things, none of which has been "concisely" defined.
This must be a new use of the word 'concisely' which I have not previously encountered.
But it can tell us, very concisely, about the extensive yet unique group of languages to which English belongs.
More concisely, bad writing makes it unusually easy not to be confronted by the ideas the writer wants to express.
A phrase I have coined, “Feeding the Web 2.0 monster” concisely sums up the workload in using Web 2.0 technology.
It's a simple toy that clearly and concisely proves ID's "random processes can't create information" claim false.
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