summary

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Etymology[edit]

(Adjective) From Medieval Latin summarius, from Latin summa.

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Adjective[edit]

summary (comparative more summary, superlative most summary)

  1. Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form
    A summary review is in the appendix.
  2. Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.
    They used summary executions to break the resistance of the people.
  3. (law) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.
    Summary justice is bad justice.

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Noun[edit]

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summary (plural summaries)

  1. An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

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