Translation of brevity in Spanish:

brevity

Pronunciation: /ˈbrevəti/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (shortness) [formal] brevedad (feminine)
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    • 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.
    1.2 (conciseness) brevedad (feminine), concisión (feminine) brevity is the soul of wit lo bueno, si breve, dos veces bueno
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    • 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.

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