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English definition of “summarize”


verb [I or T] (UK usually summarise)     /ˈsʌm.ər.aɪz/ US  /-ə.raɪz/
C1 to express the most important facts or ideas about something or someone in a short and clear form : I'll just summarize the main points of the argument in a few words if I may.Summaries and summarisingAccounts and stories
(Definition of summarize verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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