How to use Precis in a sentence

precis
  • The military and historical works comprise precis of the wars of Julius Caesar, Turenne and Frederick the Great.

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  • British War Office, Précis of information concerning Zululand (1894) and Precis.

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  • A specimen of another butterfly (Precis sesamus) which mimics the Acraea was then offered in the same manner.

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  • The Lord's Prayer was communicated with similar solemnity in the West (traditio precis).

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  • During the Reign of Terror he was imprisoned at St Lazare; there he began his Precis de l'histoire universelle, afterwards published in nine volumes.

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  • In 1825 he graduated in medicine, and soon after he published with Ulisse Trelat a Precis elementaire d'hygiene.

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  • Aulard's Histoire politique de la Revolution Francaise (Paris, 1901) is a most valuable precis of political history, based on deep knowledge and lucidly set forth, although not free from bias.

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  • The Annales des travaux publics (1843), the Bulletin de l'industrie (1842), the Journal des beaux-arts (1858), and the Catholic Precis historiques (1852), the Protestant Chretien belge (1850), are other examples.

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  • His Precis of the subject, published in the last-mentioned year, is a sound and careful book, far better than anything that had appeared before it, and written in a sober yet interesting style.

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  • Hertzberg, in Ersch and Gruber's Allgemeine Encyklopcidie, and an anonymous monograph, Precis historique de la maison imperiale des Comnenes (Amsterdam, 1784); and, for the history of the period, the works referred to under Later Roman Empire.

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  • The Cathars of the middle ages discarded water baptism altogether as being a Jewish rite, but retained the laying on of hands with the traditio precis as sufficient initiation.

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