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Main Entry: 1sum
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwam
Function: noun
1 : an indefinite or specified amount of money
2 : the whole amount <the sum of your experience>
3 a : a summary of the chief points or thoughts b : the main point <the sum and substance of an argument>
4 a : the result of adding numbers <the sum of 5 and 7 is 12> b : a problem in arithmetic
- in sum : in short : BRIEFLY

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