the sum total

noun

Definition of the sum total

: the whole amount : the entire total of something usually + of The sum total of the payments will be $28,000.That's the sum total of what I know about cars.

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“The sum total.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20sum%20total. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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