summing-up - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] legal 

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/ˌsʌmɪŋ ˈʌp/
  1. a statement made by a lawyer or judge that gives a summary of the evidence in a case

    In his summing-up to the jury, the judge stressed the importance of the defendant’s mental illness.

    1. a.
      a statement in which someone gives a short account of something