noun, plural pré·cis [prey-seez, prey-seez] /preɪˈsiz, ˈpreɪ siz/.
verb (used with object)
Origin of précis
Can be confusedprécis precise
Examples from the Web for precis
In submitting a precis of the gospel narratives I have not implied any estimate either of their credibility or of their truth.Preface to Androcles and the Lion|George Bernard Shaw
There is also a brief and characteristic 'Precis de ma vie', dated November 17, 1797.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
It is, in fact, a precis of the "Instruction Book," which deals with everything a police officer should know and be.Scotland Yard|George Dilnot
The monkey ate various forms of Precis (a Vanessid), after which it was given Acraea halali.Mimicry in Butterflies|Reginald Crundall Punnett
It is the precis de toutes les choses (Boisguillebert), the compendium of the wealth of society.