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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.
Translations of “sum total”
in Chinese (Traditional) 全部, 總量, 總和…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全部, 总量, 总和…
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