Webster's new universal Unabridged Dictionary:

LL., from Gr. (synopsis, a general view; syn, togather, and opsis, sight a statement giving a brief, general review or condensation); summary, as of a story.

Syn. - abridgement, epitome, condensation, compendium


  1. (US) IPA: /sɪˈnɑːpsɪs/, SAMPA: /sI"nA:psIs/

Vowel length is not phonemic in US English, therefore /A:/ is incorrect. 00:27, 28 March 2011 (UTC)

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