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wrap-up

[ rap-uhp ]
/ ˈræpˌʌp /
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noun

a final report or summary: a wrap-up of the evening news.
the conclusion or final result: the wrap-up of the election campaign.
Australian Slang. an enthusiastic recommendation or flattering account.

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Origin of wrap-up

First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase wrap up
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British Dictionary definitions for wrap-up

wrap up

verb (adverb)

(tr) to fold paper around
to put warm clothes on
(usually imperative) slang to be silent
(tr) informal
  1. to settle the final details of
  2. to make a summary of
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Idioms and Phrases with wrap-up

wrap up

1

Bring to a conclusion, settle successfully, as in As soon as we wrap up this deal, we can go on vacation. [First half of 1900s]

2

Summarize, recapitulate, as in To wrap up, the professor went over the three main categories. [First half of the 1900s]

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