There are 2 translations of compact in Spanish:



  • 1.1 (small and neat) compacto
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    • It had to be compact enough to fit in the tight shelf space reserved for impulse buys at the supermarket.
    • Be assured, this latest XJ is compact enough to fit into a normal-size garage, and can easily cope with the tight spaces of multi-storey car parks.
    • The device would fit all sizes of pram or buggy, including three-wheelers, and was compact enough to fit into the overhead lockers on aeroplanes.
    1.2 (tightly packed) [soil] compacto
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    • Rugosa roses make up a dense, compact hedge at the end of the garden without distracting from the sea view.
    • We snuggled together around the fire we had built, all together in a compact ball around the small flames.
    • Therefore, the shell wall is not compact or dense and is, in fact, poorly defined.
    1.3 (concise) [style of writing] conciso
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    • His writing is compact, there is description and dialogue here, but nothing extraneous to the plot, or plots, of which there are many.
    • Those who wish to read an overview of cancer of the lung will find this concise and compact book very useful.
    • Soon, we have witnessed a compact summary of the scientist's obsessive quest to develop a genetically modified human being.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo



/ˈkɑːmpækt; ˈkɒmpækt/
  • 2compact (car) (American English/inglés norteamericano) coche (masculine) compacto

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