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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A broad, comprehensive view; a survey.
  • noun A summary or review.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To overlook.
  • noun An overlooking; inspection.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An inspection or overlooking.
  • noun A brief summary of a topic, situation, or plan; an outline or survey{2}.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation.
  • verb To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a general summary of a subject

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