Definition of synopsis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

synopsis

 noun
noun
NAmE//sɪˈnɑpsəs//
 
(pl. synopses
NAmE//sɪˈnɑpsiz//
 
)
 
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a summary of a piece of writing, a play, etc. The program gives a brief synopsis of the plot.
NAmE//sɪˈnɑptɪk//
 
adjective (formal)
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