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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Syllabus \Syl"la*bus\, n.; pl. E. Syllabuses, L. Syllabi.
[L., fr. the same source as E. syllable.]
1. A compendium containing the heads of a discourse, and the
like; an abstract.
2. (Law) The headnote of a reported case; the brief statement
of the points of law determined prefixed to a reported
case. The opinion controls the syllabus, the latter being
merely explanatory of the former.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted
to a new program at the university" [syn: course of
study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
28 Moby Thesaurus words for "syllabus":
abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, brief,
capsule, compend, condensation, condensed version, conspectus,
digest, draft, epitome, head, outline, overview, pandect, precis,
review, rubric, shortened version, skeleton, sketch, survey,
synopsis, thumbnail sketch, topical outline
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