Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) A summary is a short explanation of a longer idea, article, story, etc.

Examples: (noun) You can see a summary of the essay’s arguments in the final paragraph. (noun) So, in summary, our research shows that exercise is most efficient in the late afternoon.

Synonyms: nouns: outline, review.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 4 C

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