compact

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK)
    noun or adjective
    verb or adjective
  • (CAN) IPA: /ˈkʌmpækt/, SAMPA: /"kVmp{kt/ or IPA: /kəmˈpækt/, SAMPA: /k@m"p{kt/
  • Hyphenation: com‧pact

Noun[change]

Singular
compact

Plural
compacts

  1. (countable) A compact is an agreement or contract.
  1. (countable) A compact is a small container with a folding mirror that contains powder and is used by women.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
compact

Comparative
more compact

Superlative
most compact

  1. If something is compact, it is packed into a tight space.
  2. If something is compact, all of the needed features of something fits in a small space.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
compact

Third-person singular
compacts

Past tense
compacted

Past participle
compacted

Present participle
compacting

  1. (transitive) If something compacts, it is made smaller; it is compressed.

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