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gistnoun [U]

 us   /dʒɪst/
the ​mainsubject, without ​details, of a ​piece of ​information: The gist of what she said was that I didn’t ​know what I was ​talking about.
(Definition of gist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gist”
in Spanish punto esencial…
in Vietnamese lý do chính…
in Malaysian inti pati…
in Thai ใจความสำคัญ…
in French essentiel…
in German das Wesentliche…
in Indonesian inti…
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