overview overview  /ˈoʊ vər ˌvju/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a general summary of a subject

Usage(s):

  1. PTI's annual alphabetical roundup of a sampling of those stories gives you an overview of the year behind and a hint of what might be in the one ahead.
  2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial The National Park Service's overview of the 42 years of work put into erecting a memorial to FDR on the Washington Mall.
  3. PTI's annual alphabetical roundup of a sampling of those stories gives you an overview of the year behind and a hint of what might be in the one ahead.

News

  1. An overview of the 2013 Best of the Capital Region section

    An overview of the 2013 Best of the Capital Region section Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:06 am, Thursday, June 13, 2013 The heart of this section are the first-, second- and third-place finishers based on the votes in 75 categories from nearly 12,500 readers like you. The voting ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  2. Research and Markets: Overview of the International Chemicals Market 2013 Available Now for Review

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Overview of the International Chemicals Market 2013" rep
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Research and Markets: Overview of Russian Furniture Market - 2013 Report Analyses the Market for Furniture inside ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Overview of Russian Furniture Market" report to their offeri
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It was very worthwhile and I think the agents appreciated the fact the a federation would take the time to talk to them and almost enlist their support to develop the A-League," Buckley said. "I gave them an overview and update on the...
    on Dec 2, 2008 By: Ben Buckley Source: Special Broadcasting Service

  2. "One livestock breed a month has become extinct over the past seven years, and time is running out for one-fifth of the world's breeds of cattle, goats, pigs, horses and poultry," says Müller. "This report, the first-ever global overview of...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Karl Alexander Müller Source: NEWSFOOD.com Primo piano

  3. "This country is long overdue for some cultural overview and review of arts policy," said Gross, who opened the festival with his historical war epic, "Passchendaele." "We just had another whack of cuts coming recently out of (the Heritage...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Paul Gross Source: CTV.ca

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