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Definition of Synopsis

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outline, abstract, summary
Synopsis Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A general view, or a collection of heads or parts so arranged as to exhibit a general view of the whole; an abstract or summary of a discourse; a syllabus; a conspectus.
  
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synopsis
\syn*op"sis\ (?), n.; pl. synopses (#). [l., from gr. &?;; sy`n with, together + &?; a sight, view, from the root seen in e. optic.] a general view, or a collection of heads or parts so arranged as to exhibit a general view of the whole; an abstract or summary of a discourse; a syllabus; a conspectus. that the reader may see in one view the exactness of the method, as well as force of the argument, i shall here draw up a short synopsis of this epistle. warburton.

for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
A syllabus or summary.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
(synonym) outline, abstract, precis
(hypernym) summary
(hyponym) brief
Synopsis Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
A synopsis is a brief summary of the major points of a subject or written work or story, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.

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