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noun     summation pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] legal American a final statement made in a court of law by lawyers arguing for each side, before the jury makes its decision
    1. a.
      formal a summary of what has been said or done
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] formal the process of adding things together, or the total amount added together
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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