AskDefine | Define compactly

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compactly adv
1 in a compact manner or state; "The children were packed compactly into the car"
2 with concise and precise brevity; to the point; "Please state your case as succinctly as possible"; "he wrote compactly but clearly" [syn: succinctly]
3 taking up no more space than necessary; "liquid food compactly stored in a pressurized tank"

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  1. In a compact manner
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