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summary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsummarysum‧ma‧ry1 /ˈsʌməri/ ●●○ AWL noun (plural summaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 SUMMARIZEa short statement that gives the main information about something, without giving all the details 🔊 A brief summary is given on a separate sheet.summary of 🔊 The group produces a monthly summary of their research.in summary 🔊 In summary, do not sell your shares.
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summaryI've made a summary of the main points in the Secretary General's speech.As you go through the process, a summary of where you stand is available at the click of a mouse.The results of the Survey are presented in three sections, each of which begins with a summary of its major findings.Stephen Pople's books are summaries of the science course up to Year 9, and are good reference books.As summaries go, this one does its job.In its report on the speech, the radio carried a brief summary, but did not broadcast the whole thing.Each one of perhaps a group of four should prepare a brief summary of an article of general interest.But in this brief summary we have to choose; and we choose the testimony of the novel for two reasons.There will be a news summary at 9.05.Write a two-page summary of the results of your research."The progress we hoped for has clearly not developed, " the council said in the summary to its final report.I ask to see this summary.summary ofWe've read a summary of his findings.
summarysummary2 AWL adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1 formalIMMEDIATELY done immediately, and not following the normal process 🔊 a summary execution2 a summary report, statement etc gives the main facts in a report etc without any of the details or explanations
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summarySection 24 provides for a power of summary arrest in respect of arrestable offences as defined in that section.Were students satisfied with this summary justice?
From Longman Business Dictionarysummarysum‧ma‧ry1 /ˈsʌməri/ noun (plural summaries) [countable] a short statement that gives the main information contained in a document, plan etc or the main things that happened at an event, without giving all the detailsHere is a summary of the Commerce Department’s report on business inventories. executive summarysummarysummary2 adjective [only before a noun]1giving the main points, but not all the detailsThe internal review board issued a summary report on 5 April.2done immediately, without paying attention to the usual processes, rules etcThis is classed as gross misconduct, justifying summary dismissal, ie without notice.
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