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noun [C] uk   /ˈsʌm.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/ (formal summation)
B2 a short, clear description that gives the main facts or ideas about something: At the end of the news, they often give you a summary of the main stories. In summary, they decided against the proposal.
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adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈsʌm.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
summarily
adverb uk   us   /ˌsʌmˈer.ɪ.li/
Translations of “summary”
in Arabic مُلخّص…
in Korean 요약…
in Malaysian ringkasan…
in French résumé…
in Turkish özet, hülasa…
in Italian riassunto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 總結,概要,摘要…
in Russian краткое изложение…
in Polish skrót, streszczenie…
in Vietnamese bản tóm tắt…
in Spanish resumen…
in Portuguese resumo…
in Thai ใจความสรุป…
in German die Zusammenfassung…
in Catalan resum…
in Japanese 要約, 概要…
in Indonesian ringkasan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 总结,概要,摘要…
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