Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) A speech or piece of writing that is concise gives the important information in the fewest words. Note: The ability to be concise is an important skill for students to learn.

Examples: (adjective) Although the topic of her presentation was very complex, her talk was both easy to understand and concise. (adjective) The essay was short because the writer’s arguments were so concise.

Synonyms: to the point, succinct, compact

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 C