Meaning of “overview” in the English Dictionary

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"overview" in British English

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overviewnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈəʊ.və.vjuː/ us /ˈoʊ.vɚ.vjuː/

C1 a short description of something that provides general information about it, but no details:

I'll give you a brief overview of what the job involves.

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

"overview" in American English

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overviewnoun [ C ]

us /ˈoʊ·vərˌvju/

a short description of something that provides general information but no details:

I’ll give you a brief overview of what the job involves.

(Definition of “overview” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overview" in Business English

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overviewnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈəʊvəvjuː/ us

a short description of something which provides general information about it, but no details:

provide/give/offer an overview of sth This chart provides an overview of sales for the past six months.
a broad/general/brief overview I'll give you a brief overview of what the job involves.

(Definition of “overview” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)