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summary

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/ˈsʌməri/
giving the main ideas or facts of a discussion, report, etc., but not the details: summary information/reports/observations
LAW done suddenly, without discussion or the usual or accepted processes: summary arrest/execution/proceedings
(Definition of summary adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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