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sum totalnoun [U]

uk   /ˌsʌm ˈtəʊ.təl/  us   /ˌsʌm ˈtoʊ.t̬əl/
The sum total of something is the whole of it, or everything: It's the sum total of what you eat over a long period that matters and not what you consume in a day.
(Definition of sum total from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sum totalnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌm toʊ·təl/
the whole amount: That’s the sum total of our knowledge about this.
(Definition of sum total from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sum total" in Business English

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sum totalnoun [S]

uk   us  
the whole of something after all the different features or parts that it consists of are taken into account: the sum total of sth GDP can be defined as the sum total of the goods and services produced nationally.
a total number or amount that is calculated by adding together all the numbers or amounts that it consists of: the sum total of sth Yesterday, the sum total of 545 million shares changed hands on the main British market.
(Definition of sum total from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sum total”
in Chinese (Simplified) 全部, 总量, 总和…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全部, 總量, 總和…
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