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sum total

noun

Definition of sum total

  1. 1 :  a total arrived at through the counting of sums

  2. 2 :  total result :  totality



Examples of sum total

  1. <in this case the sum total of physical evidence that a crime has been committed wouldn't fill a thimble>



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