Definition of précis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    précis

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈpreɪsi//
     
    , NAmE//preɪˈsi//
     
    [countable, uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a short version of a speech or a piece of writing that gives the main points or ideas synonym summary
  2. 2 to write/give/make a précis of a report
précisverbprécis something
 
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to précis a scientific report