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précis

A concise summary or abstract of a book, article, speech or other text.
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Mean and median scores were calculated for each study on every dimension, and the mean was plotted on the PRECIS "spoke and wheel" diagrams in Figure 1, unless the resulting distributions were extremely skewed, in which case medians were used.
Figure 5 shows the mean distribution calculated from the empirical data as well as based on the MM5 and Precis models for the whole season (season starts at the beginning of August).
Le choix des themes qui y sont traites est parfois intrigant (a titre d'exemple, les paralleles etablis entre certaines pratiques musicales actuelles en Afrique et d'autres existant en Europe au Moyen-Age) ; la pertinence de tels sujets dans le cadre d'un precis parait discutable.
Precis Petite takes its inspiration from film stars and starlets of the 1950s and the aristocratic 60s jet-set.
Sadly, Perriand's descriptions of her own evolving design aims, working methods and projects are now scarcely recognizable, eg 'A l'emplacement precis des gestes a accomplir, des rangements neutres, incorpores a l'architecture, assurent le cote tres fonctionnel de chaque espace' has been rendered as, 'I also added neutral-colored built-in storage units'.
Demonic possession and Satanism, scientific and biomedical terror, psychological horror, and the newest development, splatterpunk (an extreme and explicit version), round out the list: Each chapter includes a short precis and a list of representative authors.
Precis annote de la Loi sur les services de sant et les services sociaux.
The majority of the contributions are, as the above precis suggest, relatively narrow in their focus, and readers interested in a wider perspective on Bellori would be wise to read this volume in conjunction with L'Idea del Bello, with its more broadly conceived essays.
As we pointed out in our October 2003 Precis of work by Paul D.
In 1973 he gave a precis and appreciation of my project at the Society of Biblical Literature, characterizing it as somewhat flamboyant, an assessment that he still seems to consider valid, and which I suspect is right.
A discussion of cultural approaches to the study of 19th century politics follows, outlining the recent debates about the importance of political language, along with a precis of recent work on gender and politics, and insightful commentary on recent work on national and racial identities.