Definition of 'summary'

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John tried to remember statistics from the relevant summary he'd read on joining the Withers office. NULL DARE CALL IT TREASON (2001)The summary that Macleod was now rummaging through detailed Stone's calculations. Terman, Douglas CORMORANT (2001)Luckily it was one of those academic texts which carried summary pages at the end of each chapter. Moore, Margaret FORESTS OF THE NIGHT (2001)In summary, Mr. Woods, I think St. Thomas Aquinas would not consider your cause unjust. James W. Huston FLASH POINT (2001)

Synonyms of 'summary'

synopsis, résumé, précis, recapitulation

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Translations for 'summary'

British English: summary /ˈsʌmərɪ/ NOUN
A summary is a short account of something giving the main points but not the details.
...a summary of the report.
  • American English: summary
  • Arabic: خُلاصَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: resumo
  • Chinese: 总结
  • Croatian: sažetak
  • Czech: shrnutí stručné
  • Danish: sammenfatning
  • Dutch: samenvatting
  • European Spanish: resumen
  • Finnish: yhteenveto
  • French: résumé
  • German: Zusammenfassung
  • Greek: σύνοψη
  • Italian: riassunto
  • Japanese: 要約
  • Korean: 요약
  • Norwegian: oppsummering
  • Polish: streszczenie
  • European Portuguese: resumo
  • Romanian: rezumat
  • Russian: краткое изложение
  • Spanish: resumen
  • Swedish: sammanfattning
  • Thai: ใจความสรุป
  • Turkish: özet
  • Ukrainian: підсумок
  • Vietnamese: tóm tắt
British English: summary ADJECTIVE
Summary actions are done without delay, often when something else should have been done first or done instead.
It says torture and summary execution are common.
  • American English: summary
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sumário
  • Chinese: 从简的
  • European Spanish: sumario
  • French: sommaire
  • German: im Schnellverfahren
  • Italian: sommario
  • Japanese: 即座の
  • Korean: 즉결의
  • European Portuguese: sumário
  • Spanish: sumario


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