Definition of overview
: a general survey : summary
Examples of overview in a Sentence
I was asked to give an overview of the company's sales figures.
This book provides a broad overview of American history.
Recent Examples of overview from the Web
A comprehensive overview of Medicaid waivers available in Florida, presented by Joshua's Path at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward.
Further reading: An overview of juveniles and life without parole from the Sentencing Project.
Dolan provided an economic development overview to council, emphasizing the need to develop methods for site control by targeting and acquiring properties when new business opportunities arise.
The portion of the UC report that was not redacted contains an overview of the May 11, 2016, incident in Room 538 of Sequoia Hall.
Surprisingly, no good overview of our Afghan war has been published yet.
For a great overview of all the science onboard check out the ISS Science website.
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Definition of overview for English Language Learners
: a general explanation or description of something
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