précis

[ prey-see, prey-see ]
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noun,plural pré·cis [prey-seez, prey-seez]. /preɪˈsiz, ˈpreɪ siz/.
  1. a concise summary.

verb (used with object)
  1. to make a précis of.

Origin of précis

1
1750–60; <French, noun use of adj., literally, cut short. See precise

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precis

prcis

/ (ˈpreɪsiː) /


nounplural precis or précis (ˈpreɪsiːz)
  1. a summary of the essentials of a text; abstract

verb
  1. (tr) to make a precis of

Origin of precis

1
C18: from French: precise

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