Webster's new universal Unabridged Dictionary:
LL., from Gr. (synopsis, a general view; syn, togather, and opsis, sight a statement giving a brief, general review or condensation); summary, as of a story.
Syn. - abridgement, epitome, condensation, compendium
- (US) IPA: /sɪˈnɑːpsɪs/, SAMPA: /sI"nA:psIs/
Vowel length is not phonemic in US English, therefore /A:/ is incorrect. 184.108.40.206 00:27, 28 March 2011 (UTC)