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précis in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprécispré‧cis /ˈpreɪsiː $ preɪˈsiː/ noun (plural précis /-siːz $ -ˈsiːz/) [countable]  ALSUMMARIZE especially British English a statement which gives the main idea of a piece of writing, speech etc syn summary, abstract American English a précis of the reportprécis verb [transitive]
Examples from the Corpus
précisLater a short term job educational précis, took him to London's technical libraries.