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overview

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈəʊvəvjuː/
a short description of something which provides general information about it, but no details: provide/give/offer an overview of sth This chart provides an overview of sales for the past six months.a broad/general/brief overview I'll give you a brief overview of what the job involves.
Translations of “overview”
in Chinese (Traditional) 概述, 概觀…
in Russian обзор, общее представление…
in Turkish genelini anlama/tanımlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 概述, 概观…
in Polish przegląd…
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