Definition of compactly in English:

compactly

Translate compactly into Spanish

adverb

See compact

‘There is also an interview from 1999 at the back of the book and notes for each of the sixteen selections, all compactly presented in a 472-page book.’
  • ‘Again, plenty of flavour, and presented very attractively - compactly and neatly in the centre of a huge plate, looking rather like the food page in an upmarket Sunday supplement.’
  • ‘He says what's needed is ‘effective density,’ where people live compactly in relative proximity to the places where they work.’
  • ‘I've never seen the disconnect expressed so compactly or elegantly - it may not be right, but at least it gives you something to work from.’
  • ‘The compactly written novel is a poetic story that is as horrifying as it is beautiful.’

Pronunciation

compactly

/kəmˈpak(t)lē/ /kəmˈpæk(t)li/ /ˈkämˌpak(t)lē/ /ˈkɑmˌpæk(t)li/