Definitions for precispreɪˈsi, ˈpreɪ si; -ˈsiz, -siz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pré•cispreɪˈsi, ˈpreɪ si; -ˈsiz, -siz(n.; v.)(pl.)-cis; -cised, -cis•ing.

  1. (n.)a concise summary.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. (v.t.)to make a précis of.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of précis:

1750–60; < F, n. use of adj., lit., cut short. See precise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outline, synopsis, abstract, precis(verb)

    a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

  2. precis(verb)

    make a summary (of)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precis(noun)

    a concise or abridged statement or view; an abstract; a summary

Anagrams of precis

  1. cripes, prices

  2. prices

  3. cripes

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a summary of a piece of writing.

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