synopsis

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From Late Latin synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek σύνοψις (sunopsis), from σύν (sun, with) + ὄψις (opsis, view)

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synopsis (plural synopses)

  1. A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
  2. (Orthodoxy) A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.

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synopsis m, f (plural synopsis)

  1. A general overview or synoptic table of a topic.
  2. (media) Plot summary of a movie.

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synopsiis f (genitive synopsiis); third declension

  1. list
  2. synopsis

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Third declension i-stem, alternative accusative singular in -im and ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative synopsiis synopsiēs
genitive synopsiis synopsiium
dative synopsiī synopsiibus
accusative synopsiim
synopsiem
synopsiīs
synopsiēs
ablative synopsiī
synopsie
synopsiibus
vocative synopsiis synopsiēs
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