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EtymologyEdit

over- +‎ view

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈəʊvə(ɹ)ˌvjuː/

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overview (plural overviews)

  1. A brief summary, as of a book or a presentation.
  2. An inspection.

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VerbEdit

overview (third-person singular simple present overviews, present participle overviewing, simple past and past participle overviewed)

  1. To engage in an overview; to provide a brief summary.
    • 1976, Elizabeth A. Freidheim, Sociological Theory in Research Practice [2], →ISBN, page 313:
      Gouldner, on the other hand, overviewed all of sociology as it exists in the Western world today, using Talcott Parsons as a "representative" example of its dominant mode of thought.