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preɪˈsi, ˈpreɪ si; -ˈsiz, -sizprécis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outline, synopsis, abstract, precisverb

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

  2. precisverb

    make a summary (of)


  1. précisnoun

    A concise or abridged statement or view.

  2. précisverb

    to write a précis of a work; to summarise, abridge

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precisnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. See Precise.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Précis

    prā-sē′, n. a precise or abridged statement: an abstract: summary. [Fr.]

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  1. cripes, prices

  2. prices

  3. cripes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of précis in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of précis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    • A. transition
    • B. plantation
    • C. permutation
    • D. abdomen

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