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sum total

noun [S]
 
 
the whole of something after all the different features or parts that it consists of are taken into account: the sum total of sth GDP can be defined as the sum total of the goods and services produced nationally.
a total number or amount that is calculated by adding together all the numbers or amounts that it consists of: the sum total of sth Yesterday, the sum total of 545 million shares changed hands on the main British market.
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