Meaning of “compendium” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “compendium” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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compendiumnoun [ C ]

us /kəmˈpen·di·əm/ plural compendiums or compendia /kəmˈpen·di·ə/

a short but complete account of a particular subject, esp. in the form of a book:

She put together a compendium of early American furniture.

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