summing-up

noun sum·ming-up \ ˌsə-miŋ-ˈəp \

Definition of summing-up

plural summings-up play \ˌsə-miŋz-ˈəp\
: the act or statement of one who sums up

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SUMMING-UP Defined for English Language Learners

summing-up

Definition of summing-up for English Language Learners

  • : the act of telling information again using fewer words

  • law : a final speech made by a lawyer or judge in a court of law to give a summary of the arguments and evidence in a case


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