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Definition of précis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , 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
précis verb précis something
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to précis a scientific report