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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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précispré‧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]
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précisLater a short term job educational précis, took him to London's technical libraries.
From Longman Business Dictionaryprécispré‧cis /ˈpreɪsiːpreɪˈsiː/ noun (plural précis /-siːz/) [countable] formal a statement giving the main ideas in a report, speech etc SYN SUMMARYPlease provide a 1-2 page précis of your report.
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