Definition of concision in English:


Pronunciation /-ˈsiZHən/

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‘I have argued this for months, but rarely with such concisions.’
  • ‘Its charming concision allows the reader to reflect on the poet's experiences and thoughts unencumbered; without needing to have any prior knowledge of the subject.’
  • ‘The precision and concision she has honed over half a century's devotion to that craft - getting maximum effect from the minimal - ensure that these terse pieces can speak volumes.’
  • ‘The American creed is expressed with inspired concision in the words of the Declaration of Independence.’
  • ‘In the interests of concision and readability, I cut 120,000 words from the typescript.’