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parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: km paekt [or] kam paekt
definition: small; able to fit in a small space.
They bought a compact washing machine for their small apartment.Cynthia drives a compact car, not a van.
 
antonyms:
large
similar words:
close, narrow, small
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: km paekt [or] kam paekt
inflections: compacted, compacting, compacts
definition: to press things together to make them fit into a smaller space.
That machine compacts cans so they can be recycled.
antonyms:
expand
similar words:
combine, concentrate, contract, squeeze
derivations: compactible (adj.), compactedly (adv.), compactly (adv.), compactedness (n.), compactness (n.)
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