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Definition of Summary


  1. Formed into a sum; summed up; reduced into a narrow compass, or into few words; short; brief; concise; compendious; as, a summary statement of facts.
  2. Hence, rapidly performed; quickly executed; as, a summary process; to take summary vengeance.
  3. A general or comprehensive statement; an abridged account; an abstract, abridgment, or compendium, containing the sum or substance of a fuller account.
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Summary Translations

summary in German is kurz zusammengefasst, Inhaltsangabe
summary in Italian is raccolta
summary in Latin is epitome, epitoma