Definition of summing-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌsʌmɪŋ ˈʌp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌsʌmɪŋ ˈʌp//
    (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 somebody states the main points of an argument, etc.
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