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a short account of something that gives only the most important information and not all the details
a summary of a speech or piece of writing
a short summary of a report, speech, or academic paper
a short summary of a book, play, movie, etc.
a summary of something, especially the most important parts of the news
an explanation that includes the general points about something, but not the details
a spoken or written account that gives information about a particular subject, situation, or event
a description of the main features of something
a written or spoken report about something that has happened
a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …
a thick sweet liquid taken from maple trees and used as a sauce
the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards
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