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But what a longer overview offers is a wider picture. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This lesson provides an overview of this important topic. Christianity Today (2000)Take some time each day to give yourself an overview of what you are doing. Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)Her overview of the book completely overlooks this. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)It does not claim to be a historical overview of the war. Times, Sunday Times (2010)None of these books provides a comprehensive overview of their subject. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Rather than offer an amorphous overview, each week it follows a real story of anthropological importance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It offers an incredible overview of some of the most valuable pieces of furniture of the 20th century. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is only possible to provide a broad overview, given the scope and complexity of the subject. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)It provides an overview of all aspects of preparation - from making the initial commitment to buying running shoes and clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)From here, he should have a good overview of the third series and conclude that not much has changed since the first. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The loosely themed hang, which will change periodically, cannot pretend to offer an art historical overview. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you can get a ticket, this year's tour offers an overview of modern alternative music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'overview'
British English: overview NOUN
An overview of a situation is a general understanding or description of it as a whole.
The central section of the book is a historical overview of the country.
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