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potted history/biography/version

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpotted history/biography/versionpotted history/biography/versionBritish EnglishSHORT/NOT LONG a short and simple explanation or description that gives only the most important facts about someone or something potted
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potted history/biography/versionThey were farcically satirical potted biographies in sets of two rhyming couplets.Woven into these personal accounts are potted histories of disturbing events, ancient and modern.Martin's potted history of each railway is certainly sufficiently detailed to whet the appetite enough to free buttocks from armchair Dralon.Keeping a job file Your employer will have a personnel file containing a potted history of your career with the company.
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