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breviter adv. with comp. and sup.

1 brevis, shortly; hence, of style, briefly, in brief, in few words, concisely, summarily: multa breviter dicta: rem breviter cognoscite: respondere: disserere, S.: adfari, V.: brevius dicere (opp. pluribus verbis): omnia Pacuvio breviter dabit (in a few words), Iu.: agam quam brevissume potero.—Of pronunciation: ‘in’ breviter dicitur, is pronounced short.

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