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Definition of summing-up noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. summings-up)
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  1. 1a speech that the judge makes near the end of a trial in court, in which he or she reminds the jury about the evidence and the most important points in the case before the jury makes its decision
  2. 2an occasion when someone states the main points of an argument, etc.
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