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overview

noun over·view \ˈō-vər-ˌvyü\

: a general explanation or description of something

Full Definition of OVERVIEW

:  a general survey :  summary
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Examples of OVERVIEW

  1. I was asked to give an overview of the company's sales figures.
  2. This book provides a broad overview of American history.

First Known Use of OVERVIEW

1588
OVERVIEW Defined for Kids

overview

noun over·view \ˈō-vər-ˌvyü\

Definition of OVERVIEW for Kids

:  a short explanation or description :  summary <an overview of American history>

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