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précisnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpreɪ.si/  us   /ˈpreɪ.si/
a short form of a text that gives only the important parts: You have all been given a précis of the report.
précis
verb [T] uk   us  
If I may précis the president's words - "This country will never give in to terrorism."
(Definition of précis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"précis" in American English

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précisnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpreɪ·si, preɪˈsi/ (plural précis  /ˈpreɪ·siz, preɪˈsiz/ ) fml
a short form of a text that gives only the important parts
(Definition of précis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"précis" in Business English

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précisnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpreɪsi/ (plural précis) formal
a short piece of a writing that gives only the main facts or ideas about something: The newspaper printed a subjective précis of the damning report.

précisverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈpreɪsi/ formal
to express the main facts or ideas about something in a short piece of writing: Candidates were asked to précis the presentation, adding one or two suggestions of their own.
(Definition of précis from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “précis”
in Spanish resumen…
in Vietnamese bản tóm tắt…
in Malaysian ringkasan karangan…
in Thai บทคัดย่อ…
in French résumé…
in German die Zusammenfassung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 提要,概略,梗概…
in Indonesian ikhtisar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提要,概略,梗概…
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