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precis also: précis
American English: /preɪˈsi/
, /ˈpreɪsi/
British English: /ˈpreɪsi/

Translation of precis in Spanish:

noun plural precis précisAmerican English: /preɪˈsiz/ , /ˈpreɪsiz/ British English: /ˈpreɪsiz/

  • Example sentences
    • The precis accompanying the weekly summaries of incidents also make it possible to explore in more detail the deaths of individual policemen.
    • You can read a brief precis of what he found by clicking here.
    • The hero's journey, however, need not be anywhere as simplistic as in the brief precis above.

transitive verb

  • resumir
    hacer un resumen de
    Example sentences
    • She wrote one of the best and most intelligent dissections of the case, and to precis her, she pointed out that Martin and the man had a lot in common.
    • In order to do that successfully he will have to develop smart new ways of searching to find what he wants quickly and easily, and be able to access it instantaneously and precis it intelligently to give him exactly what he needs.
    • Could somebody precis the conclusion for me please?
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