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com•pen•di•um



Pronunciation: (kum-pen'dē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -di•ums, -di•aPronunciation: (-dē-u). [key]

1. a brief treatment or account of a subject, esp. an extensive subject; concise treatise: a compendium of medicine.
2. a summary, epitome, or abridgment.
3. a full list or inventory: a compendium of their complaints. Also,com•pendPronunciation: (kom'pend). [key]

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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