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English definition of “summary”
/ˈsʌməri/ noun [C] (plural summaries)
› a short statement of the main ideas or facts in a report, discussion, etc.: a summary of sth The article offers a summary of best practices. Many of these problems could have been avoided according to a summary of the study released yesterday. a brief/short/written summaryprovide/produce/publish a summary Table 12.4 provides a summary of how management perspectives have changed over the last 50 years.
› FINANCE, ACCOUNTING a list of the different amounts of money that have been spent and received, for example, on a bank statement
in summary › an expression used at the end of a report or discussion before stating its main ideas or facts: In summary, we must aim to maintain a stable supply of crude oil while protecting the environment. → See also executive summary, management summary