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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory v. - Make a summary (of).

Usage examples (38)
  • I have a precis of the novel due tomorrow .
  • I wonder whether GCSE English exam papers still have a 'precis' question.
  • A faxed precis of his speech to the South Africa Railway and
  • It's a precis of Unitatis Redintegratio, and in particular cf. for more
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