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noun (synopses)
  1. A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  2. (context, Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.
Translations: 
  • French: abrégé , précis , résumé
  • German: Synopse , íœbersicht , Zusammenfassung
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: sommario
Etymology: From synopsisLatin, synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (sunopsis) < (polytonic, ) (sun) "with" + (polytonic, á) (opsis) "view"


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