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o·ver·view

 (ō′vər-vyo͞o′)
n.
1. A broad, comprehensive view; a survey.
2. A summary or review.
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overview

(ˈəʊvəˌvjuː)
n
a general survey
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o•ver•view

(ˈoʊ vərˌvyu)

n.
a general outline of a subject or situation; survey or summary.
[1540–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overview - a general summary of a subject; "the treasurer gave a brief overview of the financial consequences"
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
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overview

noun survey, study, review, résumé, outline, summing-up, rundown, synopsis, précis The preface to the book is a historical overview of the welfare state.
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overview

noun
A general or comprehensive view or treatment:
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Translations
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overview

[ˈəʊvəvjuː] Nvisión f de conjunto
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overview

[ˈəʊvərvjuː] nvue f d'ensemble
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overview

[ˈəʊvəˌvjuː] nvisione f d'insieme
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No single truly comprehensive textbook of nursing home medicine yet exists with depth and authority in all the areas that Medical Care in the Nursing Home overviews. However, for the student, resident, or physician beginning work in the area, this newer book serves well as an introduction, and the clinical chapters contain much that is of great usefulness in patient care.