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English

Etymology

(Adjective) From Mediaeval Latin summarius, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] summa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: 'sʌmərɪ

Homophones

Adjective

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Positive
summary

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form.
    A summary review is in the appendix.
  2. Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.
    Summary justice is bad justice.

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Noun

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Singular
summary

Plural
summaries

summary (summaries)
  1. An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

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