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1 summary /ˈsʌməri/ noun
plural summaries
1 summary
/ˈsʌməri/
noun
plural summaries
Learner's definition of SUMMARY
[count]
: a brief statement that gives the most important information about something

in summary

: as a brief statement of the most important information in a piece of writing or speech
2 summary /ˈsʌməri/ adjective
2 summary
/ˈsʌməri/
adjective
Learner's definition of SUMMARY
always used before a noun
: using few words to give the most important information about something
formal : done quickly in a way that does not follow the normal process

— summarily

/səˈmɛrəli/ adverb, formal
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