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brevity

Saltos de línea: brev|ity
Pronunciación: /ˈbrɛvɪti
 
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Definición de brevity en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Concise and exact use of words in writing or speech: the staff will edit manuscripts with a view to brevity and clarity for brevity, it is worth using these little symbols
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A customer who responds positively to a cleverly worded e-mail may prefer brevity and clarity in voice mail messages.
  • By its brevity, that one word expands to fill the scene, and remains as an indelible memory.
  • Imagine the exclamatory brevity that space travel writing might bring.
Sinónimos
1.1Shortness of time: the brevity of human life
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The one factor in the movie's favor is its brevity - only 81 minutes, including credits.
  • So, in the interest of brevity, here's a quick rundown of what sucked.
  • Its refreshing brevity of ten minutes made it a convenient apéritif for the concerto to follow.
Sinónimos

Origen

late 15th century: from Old French brievete, from Latin brevitas, from brevis 'brief'.

Frases

brevity is the soul of wit

1
proverb The essence of a witty statement lies in its concise wording and delivery.
[from Shakespeare's Hamlet ( ii. ii. 90)]
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • We're all forgetting that brevity is the soul of wit.
  • And since brevity is the soul of wit, I will be brief: GET THEE TO A NUNNERY!
  • If brevity is the soul of wit, then Marshall is witless.

Palabras que riman con brevity

levity, longevity

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