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Summary may refer to:

  • Abstract (summary), shortening a passage or a write-up without changing its meaning but by using different words and sentences
  • Epitome, a summary or miniature form
  • Abridgement, the act of reducing a written work into a shorter form
  • Summary or executive summary of a document, a short document or section that summarizes a longer document such as a report or proposal or a group of related reports
  • Introduction (writing)
  • Summary (law), which has several meanings in law
  • Automatic summarization, the use of a computer program to produce an abstract or abridgement

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