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brevitās ātis, f

1 brevis.—Of space, shortness: brevitas nostra, small stature, Cs.: spati, Cs. —Meton., of time, shortness, brevity: diei, i. e. the short days: temporis: vitae: in eādem brevitate quā bestiolae reperiemur.—Of discourse, brevity, conciseness: orationis: tanta in dicendo: Est brevitate opus, ut currat sententia, H.: brevitatis causā. — Of pronunciation: pedum, syllabarum: brevitates in sonis.

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