synopsis
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /sɪˈnɒpsɪs/
  • (America) IPA: /sɪˈnɑpsɪs/
Noun

synopsis (plural synopses)

  1. (authorship) A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  2. A reference work containing brief articles that taken together give an overview of an entire field.
  3. (Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.
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