Associations to the word «Summary»


SUMMARY, adjective. Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form
SUMMARY, adjective. Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.
SUMMARY, adjective. (legal) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.
SUMMARY, noun. An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
SUMMARY JUDGMENT, noun. (legal) The determination by a court that no factual issues are in dispute, and that the legal issues require the case to be decided in favor of one party or the other.
SUMMARY JUDGMENTS, noun. Plural of summary judgment
SUMMARY OFFENCE, noun. (legal) (British) (Australian) (Canadian) A crime in some common law jurisdictions that can be proceeded against summarily, without the right to a jury trial and/or indictment, as required for an indictable offence.
SUMMARY OFFENCES, noun. Plural of summary offence

Dictionary definition

SUMMARY, noun. A brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions".
SUMMARY, adjective. Performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice".
SUMMARY, adjective. Briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject".

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