compendium compendium  /kəm ˈpɛn di əm/


  1. (n) a publication containing a variety of works
  2. (n) a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work


  • The organization has put together a useful compendium of economic stimulus efforts around the world.



  1. The double CD, "Spirituality: The Consummate Compendium - 1983-2008," was released Tuesday and drummer Vince Ditrich said it's a proud look back at a 12-album career that has seen Spirit of the West go from folk to rock and back again.
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: Vince Ditrich Source: 680 News

  2. Ryan described it as a "compendium of Nintendo history."
    on Mar 9, 2008 By: Matt Ryan Source:

  3. "Every year CREW creates this compendium of corruption to expose and hold accountable those members of Congress who believe they are above the law," said CREW Executive Director Melanie Sloan. "With the third edition of 'Beyond DeLay,' it has...
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Melanie Sloan Source: Redlands Daily Facts

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