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noun [countable] overview pronunciation in British English /ˈəʊvə(r)ˌvjuː/
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  1. 1
    a description of the main features of something
    overview of:

    The book gives an overview of the period of French rule.

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  2. 2
    knowledge of the main features of something

    We needed someone with a good overview of the Scottish legal system.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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