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Main Entry: 1comĚpact
Pronunciation: km-pakt, käm-pakt
Etymology: Middle English compact "firmly put together," from Latin compactus (same meaning), from compingere "to join," from com- "together" and pangere "to fasten" 1: closely united or packed : SOLID, FIRM 2: arranged so as to save space <a compact house> 3: not wordy : BRIEF - comĚpactĚlyadverb - comĚpactĚness /km-pak(t)-ns, käm-pak(t)-/ noun