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noun [U] (TOTAL)   /sʌm/
mathematics a total found by the addition of two or more numbers : The sum of seven and twelve is nineteen. in sum In sum is said before giving a final , brief statement describing something: In sum, the American public did not perceive global warming as urgent .
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