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précis

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈpreɪ.si/
a short form of a text that gives only the important parts: You have all been given a précis of the report.
précis
verb [T] uk   us  
If I may précis the president's words - "This country will never give in to terrorism."
Translations of “précis”
in Vietnamese bản tóm tắt…
in Spanish resumen…
in Thai บทคัดย่อ…
in Malaysian ringkasan karangan…
in French résumé…
in German die Zusammenfassung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提要,概略,梗概…
in Indonesian ikhtisar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提要,概略,梗概…
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