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  • Info A compendium (plural: compendia) is a concise compilation of a body of knowledge. more...
  • Many source books published after the release of the compendiums required them for play.
  • I shall become a compendium of information on every possible modern subject. Cited from Prince Fortunatus, by William Black
  • This compendium was later on expanded into a many-volume book on the same subject.
  • Some well known literary figures have written their own compendium.
  • Hence they may be a compendium of his teaching made by his pupils. Cited from Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • The album is a compendium of tracks that the band had recorded but not previously released on an album.
  • He has also contributed to six compendiums of modern management.
  • A work which must have been a quite impressive artistic compendium even at his time.
  • The fourth century AD is the earliest possible period for such a compendium.
  • The medium compendium was thought to be the brief collection and was published as such.
  • The compendium she gave me must have been dull and dry. Cited from The Morgesons, by Elizabeth Stoddard
  • How can the larger historical works, biographies, and compendiums of history be used in the high school? Cited from A Guide to Methods and Observation in History, by Calvin Olin Davis
  • In its current form, the compendium is intended to be used as a resource for other artists.
  • It is therefore a great source of instruction and a good compendium or store-house for the problems of mind. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • No comprehensive compendium of the history of African exploration has yet been written. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIV, by John Lord
  • This valuable compendium has been put at a very low price, so that it may be within the reach of everyone. Cited from The Scientific American Boy, by A. Russell Bond
  • It is a little compendium of the truths of our religion, of all we must believe and do. Cited from Baltimore Catechism No. 4 (of 4), by Thomas L. Kinkead
  • Various compendiums have also been published in Australia and the U.K.
  • History of the World is a compendium written by a collection of noted historians.
  • It acts as a compendium of student life on campus including sporting events, social activities, and day-to-day living.
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Meaning of compendium

  • noun A concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work