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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
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
a red fruit from West Africa and the Caribbean that is eaten as a vegetable and grows on an ackee...
an electric skateboard
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