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the gist

noun [S] uk   /dʒɪst/ us  
the most important pieces of information about something, or general information without details: That was the gist of what he said. I think I got (= understood) the gist of what she was saying.
Translations of “the gist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 要旨,要點, 大意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要旨,要点, 大意…
(Definition of the gist from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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