Translation of terse in Spanish:

terse

Pronunciation: /tɜːrs; tɜːs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [answer/person] seco, lacónico he issued a terse statement emitió un escueto comunicado to be terse with sb ser* seco con algn
    More example sentences
    • The terse, 10-word motion will be considered by members in a special hour-long debate this afternoon.
    • The submitted essays range in length from a few terse words to a screenful of close type.
    • The board also issued a terse statement which was a big slap in the face for their second-largest individual shareholder.

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