summarynoun [ C ] 
UK  /ˈsʌm.ər.i/ US  /ˈsʌm.ɚ.i/ formal summation
B2 shortclear description that gives the main facts or ideas about something:
At the end of the news, they often give you a summary of the main stories.
In summary, they decided against the proposal.
·         I only asked for a summary of the main points but she's making a real meal out of it.
·         He gave us a short summary of the meeting.
·         Our teacher asked us to write a summary of the story.
·         In summary, the whole affair was a fiasco.
·         This document gives a summary of the relevant items of law.

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