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sum•ma•ry



Pronunciation: (sum'u-rē), [key]
n., pl. -ries,
adj.


n.
a comprehensive and usually brief abstract, recapitulation, or compendium of previously stated facts or statements.

adj.
1. brief and comprehensive; concise.
2. direct and prompt; unceremoniously fast: to treat someone with summary dispatch.
3. (of legal proceedings, jurisdiction, etc.) conducted without, or exempt from, the various steps and delays of a formal trial.

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

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