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    precis

    precis - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precis

    Definition
    (noun) a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    Synonyms : abstract , outline , synopsis
    Definition
    (verb) make a summary (of)
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for precis

pre ( meaning before ) + cis ( as in thesis ) .... it is the summary that comes before a thesis

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