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Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: précis; PRECISE

précis

noun
     
Related topics: Literature
pré‧cis plural précis [countable]
AL especially British English a statement which gives the main idea of a piece of writing, speech etc [= summary; = abstract AmE]
a précis of the report
précis verb [transitive]

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