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sum total

Syllabification: sum to·tal

Definition of sum total in English:

noun

Another term for sum (sense 2) of the noun).
Example sentences
  • The Hindu does not hold God responsible for these: they are ascribed to karma, or the sum total of deeds in one's past lives.
  • At any given moment in time an individual is representative of the sum total of his/her people's collective history.
  • John Keogh found his scoring touch and added three points from frees but that was the sum total of Kiltegan's scoring in the second half.

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