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Adverb: compactly  kum'pakt-lee or 'kóm,pakt-lee
  1. In a compact manner or state
    "The children were packed compactly into the car"
  2. With concise and precise brevity; to the point
    "he wrote compactly but clearly";
    - succinctly
  3. Taking up no more space than necessary
    "liquid food compactly stored in a pressurized tank"