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Estimation vs Summary - What's the difference?

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Estimation is a related term of summary.


As nouns the difference between estimation and summary

is that estimation is the process of making an estimate while summary is an abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

As an adjective summary is

concise, brief or presented in a condensed form.

estimation

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The process of making an estimate.
  • The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate.
  • Esteem or favourable regard.
  • Derived terms

    * estimate

    summary

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form
  • A summary review is in the appendix.
  • Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.
  • They used summary executions to break the resistance of the people.
  • (legal) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.
  • Summary justice is bad justice.

    Noun

    (wikipedia summary) (summaries)
  • An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
  • Synonyms

    * upshot, bottom line, short form (slang)

    Derived terms

    * executive summary * management summary