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noun 
  1. The quality of being brief in duration.
  2. succinctness, Succinctness; conciseness.
Etymology: First attested in English in 1509<ref name="OEtD?-etymdate&etym1">Online Etymology Dictionary,  2001 Douglas Harper</ref>; either: from (term, brevitatem, lang=la);<ref name="OEtD?-etymdate&etym1"/> or from (term, brevite), from (term, brievete, lang=fr);<ref name="D.C-etym2">Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1Â1)</ref>from (term, brevitas, brevitÄs, lang=la), from (term, brevis, , short, lang=la).<ref name="OEtD?-etymdate&etym1"/><ref name="AHD-etym">The <b>American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language</b>, Fourth Edition</ref>


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