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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin synopsis, itself from Ancient Greek σύνοψις ‎(súnopsis), from σύν ‎(sún, with or whole) + ὄψις ‎(ópsis, view) meaning whole 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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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σῠ́νοψῐς ‎(súnopsis, shared view; estimate).

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synopsis f ‎(genitive synopsis); third declension

  1. list
  2. synopsis

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Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative synopsis synopsēs
genitive synopsis synopsium
dative synopsī synopsibus
accusative synopsem
synopsim
synopsēs
synopsīs
ablative synopse
synopsī
synopsibus
vocative synopsis synopsēs

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