There are 3 translations of compact in Spanish:

compact1

adj

/kəmˈpækt/
  • 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.

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There are 3 translations of compact in Spanish:

compact2

n

/ˈkɑːmpækt; ˈkɒmpækt/
  • 1 (container) (powder) compact polvera (f)
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    • Looking once more in her compact's mirror, she got out of the limo and ran up to hug him.
    • There were lipstick holders, compacts and mirrors discreetly designed to go inside.
    • Veréd Cosmetiqué's bronzing powder is encased in a beautiful silver compact with a mirror and separate compartment for the brush applicator.
  • 2compact (car) (AmE) coche (m) compacto
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    • If you have a good printer or photo studio, you will hardly be able to tell them from work by a conventional compact.
    • Trumpf will display the VectorMark compact, a valuable tool for various industrial and commercial marking tasks.
    • Used as a family snapshot camera it's on a par with early colour compacts, using cheap colour film and cheap laboratory processing.
  • 3 (agreement) [formal] pacto (m), acuerdo (m)
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    • All the Liberal Party candidates refused to sign the compact.
    • In fact, a ‘one license limit’ is a condition of participation among states that are parties to the compact.
    • An interstate compact is an agreement between two or more states that allows this practice model.

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Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of compact in Spanish:

compact3

vt

/kəmˈpækt/
  • (usu pass) [soil/snow] compactar, comprimir
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    • The more dense and compacted the snow is the easier it will be to perform slides.
    • I was forced to compact a six-shelf collection of boxes for my impending move and my collection would take up a lot less weight and room if this was implemented sooner.
    • Gasoline or diesel engines drive an eccentric weight at a high speed to develop compaction force and vibrations that compact granular soils.

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Word of the day rigor
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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.