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English definition of “summary”

summary

adjective [before noun]     /ˈsʌm.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
done suddenly , without discussion or legal arrangements : summary arrest / dismissal / execution Not expected or planned summarily     /ˌsʌmˈer.ɪ.li/ adverb Not expected or planned
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