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synopsis (n.)

1610s, "a general view, an outline," from Late Latin synopsis "a synopsis," from Greek synopsis "a general view," literally "a seeing altogether, a seeing all at once," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + opsis "sight, appearance," from PIE root *okw- "to see."

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Definitions of synopsis from WordNet

synopsis (n.)
a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory;
Synonyms: outline / abstract / precis
From wordnet.princeton.edu