overview

[ oh-ver-vyoo ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌvyu /

noun

a general outline of a subject or situation; survey or summary.

Origin of overview

First recorded in 1540–50; over- + view
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overview

/ (ˈəʊvəˌvjuː) /

noun

a general survey
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