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English definition of “sum (sth/sb) up”

sum (sth/sb) up

phrasal verb with sum     /sʌm/ verb (present participle summing, past tense and past participle summed)
B2 to describe briefly the important facts or characteristics of something or someone: The purpose of a conclusion is to sum up the main points of an essay .Summaries and summarisingAccounts and stories
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