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summing-up

[ suhm-ing-uhp ]
/ ˈsʌm ɪŋˈʌp /
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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.

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Origin of summing-up

1780–90; sum up + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for summing-up

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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