summing-up

[ suhm-ing-uhp ]
/ ˈsʌm ɪŋˈʌp /

noun, plural sum·mings-up.

a summation or statement made for the purpose of reviewing the basic concepts or principles of an argument, story, explanation, testimony, or the like, and usually presented at the end.

Origin of summing-up

1780–90; sum up + -ing1
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summing-up


noun

a review or summary of the main points of an argument, speech, etc
a direction regarding the law and a summary of the evidence, given by a judge in his address to the jury before they retire to consider their verdict
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