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syl·la·bus

 (sĭl′ə-bəs)
n. pl. syl·la·bus·es or syl·la·bi (-bī′)
1. An outline or a summary of the main points of a text, lecture, or course of study.
2. Law A summary or abstract of the legal rulings contained in a published judicial case opinion.

[New Latin syllabus, summary, outline, list, back-formed nominative singular from syllabos, misreading (propagated in early printed editions of Cicero's letters and taken to be a masculine accusative plural) of syllabous, medieval misreading (influenced by Greek sullambanein, sullab-, to put together) of Greek sittubas (used by Cicero with the meaning "parchment labels or tags for scrolls," in the Latin text of one of his letters), accusative plural of sittuba, variant of sittubon, a small hide or piece of leather (perhaps originally meaning "a goat-skin" and akin to Modern Greek dialectal sita, goat, perhaps from Greek sittā, psittā, word imitative of the sound used by shepherds to call their flocks).]

syllabus

(ˈsɪləbəs)
n, pl -buses or -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
1. (Education) an outline of a course of studies, text, etc
2. (Education)
a. the subjects studied for a particular course
b. a document which lists these subjects and states how the course will be assessed
[C17: from Late Latin, erroneously from Latin sittybus parchment strip giving title and author, from Greek sittuba]

Syllabus

(ˈsɪləbəs)
n
1. (Roman Catholic Church) Also called: Syllabus of Errors a list of 80 doctrinal theses condemned as erroneous by Pius IX in 1864
2. (Roman Catholic Church) a list of 65 Modernist propositions condemned as erroneous by Pius X in 1907

syl•la•bus

(ˈsɪl ə bəs)

n., pl. -bus•es, -bi (-ˌbaɪ)
an outline or other brief statement of the main points of a discourse, the subjects of a course of lectures, the contents of a curriculum, etc.
[1650–60; < New Latin syllabus, syllabos, probably a misreading (in mss. of Cicero) of Greek síttybās, acc. pl. of síttyba label for a papyrus roll]
curriculum, syllabus - A curriculum is a complete course of study offered by a school; a syllabus is the outline of a single course.
See also related terms for outline.

syllabus

A summary of the important elements of a course of study or text. In the United Kingdom this also means the subjects studied in a particular course or at a particular institution.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.syllabus - an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
course of lectures - a series of lectures dealing with a subject
info, information - a message received and understood
crash course, crash program, crash programme - a rapid and intense course of training or research (usually undertaken in an emergency); "he took a crash course in Italian on his way to Italy"; "his first job was a crash course in survival and in learning how to get along with people"; "a crash programme is needed to create new jobs"
reading program - a program designed to teach literacy skills
degree program - a course of study leading to an academic degree

syllabus

noun course of study, course, curriculum, educational programme, programme of study, course outline the history syllabus

syllabus

noun
A document, such as a list or an outline, that gives, for example, the order of events in a public performance or the chief features of a stock offering:
Translations
مِنْهاج دِراسيمِنْهَجٌ دِرَاسِيّ
učební osnovyvýtah
læseplan
plan de estudiosprograma de estudios
opinto-ohjelma
nastavni plan
tanmenet
námsáætlun
摘要
강의 시간표
plānsprogramma
program predavanj
kursplan
หลักสูตรการเรียน
müfredatöğretim/müfredat programı
chương trình học

syllabus

[ˈsɪləbəs] N (syllabuses or syllabi (pl)) (Scol, Univ) (gen) → plan m de estudios; (specific) → programa m (de estudios)

syllabus

[ˈsɪləbəs] nprogramme m
on the syllabus → au programme

syllabus

n pl <-es or syllabi> (esp Brit: Sch, Univ) → Lehrplan m; (of club etc)Programm nt; the Syllabus (of Errors) (Eccl) → der Syllabus (von Zeitirrtümern)

syllabus

[ˈsɪləbəs] n (Scol, Univ) → programma m
on the syllabus → in programma d'esame

syllabus

(ˈsiləbəs) noun
a programme or list, eg of a course of lectures, or of courses of study.

syllabus

مِنْهَجٌ دِرَاسِيّ učební osnovy læseplan Lehrplan πρόγραμμα σπουδών plan de estudios opinto-ohjelma programme nastavni plan programma di studio 摘要 강의 시간표 syllabus pensum program nauczania plano de estudos программа курса kursplan หลักสูตรการเรียน müfredat chương trình học 教学大纲
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