conspectus

  • 1 Conspectus — est une méthode uniformisée d évaluation des collections en bibliothèque. L évaluation s effectue sur des segments de collections correspondant au découpage de la classification en vigueur dans la bibliothèque, et combine les notions de niveau… …

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  • 2 conspectus — 1836, from L. conspectus a looking at, sight, view; range or power of vision, from pp. of conspicere to look at (see CONSPICUOUS (Cf. conspicuous)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 Conspectus — Con*spec tus (k[o^]n*sp[e^]k t[u^]s), n. A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 conspectus — index abridgment (condensation), abstract, brief, capsule, compendium, digest, outline (synopsis) …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 conspectus — synopsis, epitome, *abridgment, abstract, brief Analogous words: *compendium, syllabus, digest, survey, sketch, précis, aperçu …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 conspectus — [n] summary abstract, digest, outline, overview, précis, resume, review, rundown*, summation, synopsis; concept 283 …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 conspectus — [kən spek′təs] n. [L, a view, range of sight, pp. of conspicere: see CONSPICUOUS] 1. a general view; survey 2. a summary; outline; synopsis; digest …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 conspectus — noun Etymology: Latin, from conspectus, from conspicere Date: 1825 1. a usually brief survey or summary (as of an extensive subject) often providing an overall view 2. outline, synopsis …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 conspectus — (kon spè ktus ) s. m. Terme didactique. Tableau donnant un aperçu général. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. conspectus, de conspicere, de cum, et spicere, voir (voy. spectacle) …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 10 conspectus — /keuhn spek teuhs/, n., pl. conspectuses. 1. a general or comprehensive view; survey. 2. a digest; summary; résumé. [1830 40; < L: survey, view, act of seeing, equiv. to conspec , var. s. of conspicere to see, catch sight of (con CON + spicere,… …

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  • 11 conspectus — noun a) A general survey of a subject. b) A synopsis …

    Wiktionary

  • 12 conspectus — Synonyms and related words: abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, apocope, breviary, brief, capsule, compend, compression, condensation, condensed version, curtailment, digest, draft, elision, ellipsis, epitome, foreshortening …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 conspectus — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. compendium, epitome. See shortness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pr?cis, outline, synopsis, survey; see summary …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 conspectus — n. outline, synopsis, summary, survey …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 conspectus — [kən spɛktəs] noun a summary or overview of a subject. Origin C19: from L., past participle (used asnoun) of conspicere (see conspicuous) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 conspectus — n. [L.] Outline, epitome, abstract, summary, compend, compendium, synopsis, syllabus, digest, brief, breviary, general view …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 conspectus — noun (C) formal a short report giving the most important ideas of a subject …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 conspectus — con·spec·tus …

    English syllables

  • 19 conspectus — con•spec•tus [[t]kənˈspɛk təs[/t]] n. pl. tus•es 1) a general or comprehensive view; survey 2) a digest; summary; résumé • Etymology: 1830–40; < L: survey, act of seeing < conspec , var. s. of conspicere to see …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 conspectus — /kənˈspɛktəs/ (say kuhn spektuhs) noun 1. a general or comprehensive view. 2. a digest; a résumé. {Latin: survey} …

    Australian English dictionary


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