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overview

noun

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a general explanation or description of something
  • I was asked to give an overview of the company's sales figures.
  • This book provides a broad overview of American history.

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The first known use of overview was in 1588

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“Overview.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overview. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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