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English adjective: summary

1. summary performed speedily and without formality

SamplesA summary execution.
Summary justice.




2. summary briefly giving the gist of something

SamplesA short and compendious book.
A compact style is brief and pithy.
Succinct comparisons.
A summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject.

Synonymscompact, compendious, succinct



English noun: summary

1. summary (communication) a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

SamplesHe gave a summary of the conclusions.


Broader (hypernym)statement

Narrower (hyponym)abridgement, abridgment, abstract, argument, capitulation, capsule, compendium, condensation, conspectus, curriculum vitae, CV, line score, literary argument, outline, overview, precis, resume, resume, roundup, rundown, sketch, summation, summing up, survey, synopsis

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