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Summary

summary adj

: done immediately, concisely, and without usual formal procedures
;esp
: used in or done by summary proceeding compare plenary
sum·mar·i·ly [sə-mer-ə-lē]
adv


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.