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pré·cis

 (prā′sē, prā-sē′)
n. pl. pré·cis (prā′sēz, prā-sēz′)
A concise summary of a book, article, or other text; an abstract.
tr.v. précised, précis·ing, précis·es
To make a précis of.

[French, from Old French precis, condensed; see precise.]

precis

(ˈpreɪsiː) or

précis

n, pl precis or précis (ˈpreɪsiːz)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a summary of the essentials of a text; abstract
vb
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (tr) to make a precis of
[C18: from French: precise]

pré•cis

(preɪˈsi, ˈpreɪ si)

n., pl. -cis (-ˈsiz, -siz)

v. -cised, -cis•ing. n.
1. a concise summary.
v.t.
2. to make a précis of.
[1750–60; < French, n. use of adj., literally, cut short. See precise]

precis


Past participle: precised
Gerund: precising

Imperative
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Present
I precis
you precis
he/she/it precises
we precis
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Preterite
I precised
you precised
he/she/it precised
we precised
you precised
they precised
Present Continuous
I am precising
you are precising
he/she/it is precising
we are precising
you are precising
they are precising
Present Perfect
I have precised
you have precised
he/she/it has precised
we have precised
you have precised
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Past Continuous
I was precising
you were precising
he/she/it was precising
we were precising
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they were precising
Past Perfect
I had precised
you had precised
he/she/it had precised
we had precised
you had precised
they had precised
Future
I will precis
you will precis
he/she/it will precis
we will precis
you will precis
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Future Perfect
I will have precised
you will have precised
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we will have precised
you will have precised
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Future Continuous
I will be precising
you will be precising
he/she/it will be precising
we will be precising
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been precising
you have been precising
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we have been precising
you have been precising
they have been precising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been precising
you will have been precising
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we will have been precising
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been precising
you had been precising
he/she/it had been precising
we had been precising
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Conditional
I would precis
you would precis
he/she/it would precis
we would precis
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they would precis
Past Conditional
I would have precised
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we would have precised
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precis


Past participle: précised
Gerund: précising

Imperative
precis
precis
Present
I precis
you precis
he/she/it précises
we precis
you precis
they precis
Preterite
I précised
you précised
he/she/it précised
we précised
you précised
they précised
Present Continuous
I am précising
you are précising
he/she/it is précising
we are précising
you are précising
they are précising
Present Perfect
I have précised
you have précised
he/she/it has précised
we have précised
you have précised
they have précised
Past Continuous
I was précising
you were précising
he/she/it was précising
we were précising
you were précising
they were précising
Past Perfect
I had précised
you had précised
he/she/it had précised
we had précised
you had précised
they had précised
Future
I will precis
you will precis
he/she/it will precis
we will precis
you will precis
they will precis
Future Perfect
I will have précised
you will have précised
he/she/it will have précised
we will have précised
you will have précised
they will have précised
Future Continuous
I will be précising
you will be précising
he/she/it will be précising
we will be précising
you will be précising
they will be précising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been précising
you have been précising
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we have been précising
you have been précising
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been précising
you will have been précising
he/she/it will have been précising
we will have been précising
you will have been précising
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been précising
you had been précising
he/she/it had been précising
we had been précising
you had been précising
they had been précising
Conditional
I would precis
you would precis
he/she/it would precis
we would precis
you would precis
they would precis
Past Conditional
I would have précised
you would have précised
he/she/it would have précised
we would have précised
you would have précised
they would have précised
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.precis - a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theoryprecis - a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
brief - a condensed written summary or abstract
apercu - a short synopsis
epitome - a brief abstract (as of an article or book)
Verb1.precis - make a summary (of)
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"

précis

noun
1. summary, résumé, outline, abstract, sketch, digest, rundown, condensation, compendium, synopsis, aperçu (French), abridgment a nine-page précis of the manuscript
verb
1. summarize, outline, abstract, sum up, shorten, compress, condense, abridge a cleverly precised distillation of everything he had written
Translations
مُلَخَّص، تَلْخيص
souhrn
resumésammendrag

précis

[ˈpreɪsiː]
A. N (précis (pl)) → resumen m
B. VThacer un resumen de, resumir

précis

[ˈpreɪsiː ˈpreɪsiːz] [précis] (pl) nprécis m

précis

nZusammenfassung f; (Sch) → Inhaltsangabe f

précis

[ˈpreɪsiː] n (précis (pl)) → riassunto

précis

(ˈpreisiː) , ((American also) preiˈsi:) nounplural ˈprécis (-z)
a summary of a piece of writing.