Meaning of COMPACT in English

COMPACT

n.

Pronunciation: ' käm- ˌ pakt

Function: noun

Date: 1601

: something that is compact or compacted: a : a small cosmetic case (as for compressed powder) b : an automobile smaller than an intermediate but larger than a subcompact

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